Starting October 24 2012, 06:00 PM
Ending October 26 2012, 04:00 PM

North Carolina Growing Communities Workshop

“Learn to build sustainable, well-organized, community supported gardens”

Join us for a 2 day ‘train the trainer’ workshop where attendees will learn the principles and practices of community building and how to pass these techniques on to others in their area by conducting their own local or regional workshops.

Presented by the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) in collaboration with the North Carolina Community Garden Partners. 

Opening reception at Tanglewood Arboretum
October 24th, 2012 Wednesday Evening
6:00-7:30 pm (heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served)
Workshop takes place at Walnut Hall in Tanglewood Park

October 25th Thursday
8:30am-5:30pm (includes continental breakfast & lunch)

October 26th Friday
8am-4pm (includes continental breakfast & lunch)

Registration and Scholarship Info

Registration/Scholarship application opens – Mon, June 18th
Scholarship application deadline – Fri, July 20
Scholarship notifications by – Fri, August 17
Early bird registration closes ($50) –Sat, Sept 1
Final registration closes ($75) – Mon, October 1

*In order to receive a refund for a cancellation, you must cancel before 5pm on Wed October 17.

* Registration fee includes breakfast and lunch Oct 25-26 and workshop materials, meeting room rental fees and two workshop facilitators.

Click here for the Scholarship Application. 

Space is limited, register today!

For more information about the workshop, click here:

Workshop is generously sponsored by the following organizations:


The Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University and Forsyth County Cooperative Extension

Accommodations inside the park: ($80.00-125.00) ($150.00/4-5 people)$31.00)

*Rates are per night, before taxes

Motels and hotels near the park:

Holiday Inn Express ($81.00 Early Book Date)
 6320 Amp Drive, Clemmons, NC directly off of I-40 at Exit 184.
Call 1-800-HOLIDAY or 336-778-1500.

Super 8 Motel of Clemmons ($49.99 ACGA/NCCGP rate)
6204 Ramada Drive, Clemmons, NC 27012
Contact us at 336-778-0931, email us at

The Village Inn and Conference Center ($84.00 ACGA/NCCGP rate)
6205 Ramada Drive | PO Box 926, Clemmons, NC 27012
Ph: 336.766.9121 | Toll Free: 1.800.554.6416

*Rates are per night, before taxes.

Event Location

Tanglewood Park
4201 Manor House Circle
Clemmons, NC 27012

The registration deadline for this event has passed.
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