Friday, October 28

SU Ag Center set for Community Gardening Seminar

Baton Rouge - Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center will hold a Community Gardening Seminar, November 1, starting at 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Lori Bushway, Senior Extension Associate, Cornell University will present the seminar themed “Sowing Seeds of Success.” Bushway leads family & adult education in the Garden-Based Learning Program. The event will bring visitors from Cornell University, LSU, Mississippi State and Alcorn State Universities.

Participants will leave this workshop with all the tools needed to launch any type of gardening program in any community setting. Gardening is one of the most notable positive trends in the nation today. This workshop includes introduction to garden benefits; program planning and evaluation; gardening 101; and fundraising.

The seminar is part of the Military Community, Youth and Family Extension Project at the SU Ag Center. For further details, please contact Project Coordinator Tiffany Franklin at (225)771-2775 or via email

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