Encino Growing Communities Workshop

Join us in Encino, California at the Sepulveda Garden Center for a two-day interactive workshop.  The workshop gives participants the tools to enhance community building and leadership development through gardening.  Meet other people in your community interested in doing the same, leave with new ideas, and have fun!

Facilitators:  Bill Maynard, co-facilitators Teague Weybright and Al Renner

When: TBA
Where: The Sepulveda Garden Center
             16633 Magnolia Blvd.,
             Encino, CA 91436

-Registration is $50
-Space is limited to 50 participants
-Advance registration is required
(no refunds after deadline)
-Continental breakfast and lunch provided
-Informal group dinner on the first evening (cost not covered)
-For scholarship information contact tweybright@gmail.com

Register online (TBA, watch the website for details), or contact ACGA at info@communitygarden.org

Call us toll-free at 877-ASK-ACGA

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Bill Maynard-Mr. Maynard has worked on community garden and school garden projects in the Sacramento area for over 15 years.   His work has included technical support, design and layout, construction, construction management and inspection, and garden management.  He is a Sacramento County Master Gardener, the City of Sacramento Dept. of Parks and Recreation Community Garden Program Coordinator, Founder of the Sacramento Area Community Garden Coalition, and the vice-president of the American Community Gardening Association a 30 year old national non-profit based in Ohio.  He was appointed to the State of California Board of Education School Garden Advisory Committee, and was involved with the design and planting of Maria Shriver’s WE Garden at the State Capitol.

James "Al" Renner is the Executive Director of the Los Angeles Community Garden Council.  Al has been involved in building and developing community gardens in Los Angeles for over 25 years.  He is a Certified Master Gardener, and has provided thousands of hours of urban agricultural education, including serving as a facilitor for the Growing Communities Curriculum.  Al is a member of the ACGA, and has presented his view of our gardening programs at the ACGA Annual Event many times.  Besides growing food and collecting rainwater in his own backyard, he helps manage a couple small urban farms around Los Angeles in addition to his role with the LACGC.  Go Dodgers !!
 
Teague Weybright is the Board President of the Los Angeles Community Garden Council.  Originally from Indiana, he has spent the last 12 years in the Los Angeles area working on organizing, building and supporting community and school gardens.  Teague is also a member and Board Alumni of the ACGA, and has worked with Al facilitating Growing Communities Curriculum's in Los Angeles.  He currently grows food at Ocean View Farms, serves as the Volunteer Manager of the McKinley ES School Garden and their monthly Farmers Market, as well as serving as a Garden Science Educator for the STAR Programs.  He has two daughters that seem to think they have all the answers.

Event Location

Sepulveda Garden Center
16633 Magnolia Blvd.
Encino, CA 91436


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