Reaching Out to the Public Using Food- & Agriculture-Based Collections
Event Type: 
Session
Track: 
Collecting & Conserving
Date / Time: 
Thu June, 09 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: 
Raphael/Michelangelo
Presenter: 
A. Novy, U.S. Botanic Garden, Washington, DC; T. Ayala Silva, USDA-ARS-SHRS, National Germplasm Repository, Miami, Florida; W. Wolf, Vizcaya Museum & Garden, Miami, Florida; M. Maunder, The Kampong, Miami, Florida; B. Galligan, Naples Botanical Garden, Naples, Florida; G. Frye, Fruit and Spice Park, Homestead, Florida; M. Opgenorth, Kahanu Garden and Preserve, Hana, Hawai’i; M. DeMotta, National Tropical Botanical Garden, Kalaheo, Kauai, Hawai’i.

Are you interested in leveraging your collections to reach out to the public about food and agriculture? If so, come and learn from some of South Florida’s, and the whole country’s, most amazing garden professionals and educators who are successfully using their fabulous living plants to connect the public through the wonder of our food production systems, the ethnobotanical history of local food plants, and the importance of nutrition.