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Winter Classes Schedule 2019

Friday, October 19, 2018
by Allen Centennial Garden Staff

Growing Food Indoors: A Conversation About Plant Lighting and Hydroponic Gardening

January 12, 2019; 9:00am-11:00am

With 20 years of experience and 10 years working and now operating Paradigm Gardens, a progressive garden center in Madison, WI, Dennis Anderson has been growing food crops hydroponically indoors with a focus on nutritional density.

Free for FACG members | $10 for general public

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/growing-food-indoors-a-conversation-about-plant-lighting-and-hydroponic-gardening-tickets-50962510240

 

Our Changing Climate: The Science, the Consequences and the Solutions

January 19, 2019; 9:00am-11:00am

Bob Lindmeier holds a Bachelor of Science degree in meteorology from the University of Wisconsin. He has been a broadcast meteorologist on WKOW-TV in Madison, Wisconsin for the past 37 years, and the Chief Meteorologist since 1989. Bob also forecasts for local radio stations and newspapers. He holds the Television Seal of Approval from the American Meteorological Society.

Free for FACG members | $10 for general public

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/our-changing-climate-the-science-the-consequences-and-the-solutions-tickets-50963095992

 

Furrows Beneath the Forest: Menominee Peoples and Raised Field Agriculture in Northeast Wisconsin (ca 800 AD – 1865 AD)

January 26, 2019; 9:00am-11:00am

Bill Gartner is currently a senior lecturer and research scientist in the Department of Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research interests include geoarchaeology, agricultural origins and landscapes, food sovereignty, human impacts to the environment, and indigenous cartography. His recent publications include An Image to Carry the World within It: Performance Cartography and the Skidi Star Chart and Methods of Soil Phosphorus Analysis in Archaeology.

Free for FACG members | $10 for general public

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/furrows-beneath-the-forest-menominee-peoples-and-raised-field-agriculture-in-northeast-wisconsin-ca-tickets-50963494183

 

Everything You Secretly Wanted to Know About Earthworms

February 2, 2019; 9:00am-11:00am

Bernadette Williamswent to the University of Pittsburgh for both undergrad and graduate school and found her way to Wisconsin after bumping into a Badger and has been here ever since. Working as a Plant Pest and Disease Specialist with the DNR for over ten years she has a deep appreciation of all things invasive especially since she happens to be one myself.

Free for FACG members | $10 for general public

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/everything-you-secretly-wanted-to-know-about-earthworms-tickets-50963651654

 

Horticultural Therapy

February 16, 2019; 9:00am-11:00am

Mike has been an educator for UW-Extension since 2001. First serving as a county educator, he created gardening programs with the visually impaired, incarcerated and limited ability audiences. As the state director for the Master Gardener Program, he uses a horticultural therapy framework to train volunteers to have more meaningful programs for themselves and their target audiences. Mike has an AHTA certificate in horticultural therapy.

Free for FACG members | $10 for general public

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/horticultural-therapy-tickets-50964066896

 

“A Petal, For a Paragraph”: Women Writers and the Gardens That Inspired Them

February 23, 2019; 9:00am-11:00am

Madge Klais holds a doctorate in medieval history and teaches on-campus and online courses for the Information School at the UW-Madison. The author of "The External School in Carolingian Society (E.J. Brill, 1992), she is also an avid student of garden history. In addition to presenting lecture series on medieval and renaissance gardening for the UW Department of Continuing Studies, she has given presentations on these topics to a variety of gardening organizations in the Madison area.

Free for FACG members | $10 for general public

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-petal-for-a-paragraph-women-writers-and-the-gardens-that-inspired-them-tickets-50964329682

 

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