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People’s Garden Webinars

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Learn from experts from USDA and beyond who will share planting tips and resources that benefit community gardens. We’ll also share on-the-ground stories of gardens making a difference by growing fresh, nutritious food for their communities.

April 26, 2023, 3pm ET: Celebrating National Garden Month

The inaugural People’s Garden webinar kicks off National Garden Month! We will have a special message from master gardener and wife of USDA Secretary Mrs. Christie Vilsack. We’ll also learn about our country’s rich gardening history and feature stories from the Food and Nutrition Service Farm and School grantees.

Recording: People’s Garden Webinar: Celebrating National Garden Month

May 24, 2023, 3pm ET: Composting Awareness

Learn about the many benefits of creating and using compost, from diverting food from the landfill to improving your garden soil.

Recording: People's Garden Webinar: Composting Awareness

June 2023: Pollinator Month

Learn about a garden’s most necessary guests -- the pollinators!

Learn about the pollinators native to your community and what your community can do to be hospitable to pollinators.

Recording: People's Garden Webinar: Pollinator Month

July 2023: Gardens Unifying Cultures and Communities

Explore the links between culture and gardening and see how communities come together through gardening.

Recording: Gardening To Bring Cultures & Communities Together

August 2023: Climate-Smart Agriculture

See examples of how gardens across the country thrive in challenging environmental conditions and learn how to manage unwanted species in our gardens.

Recording: PG Webinar Climate Smart Agriculture Aug 2023

October 2023: Back to School

Learn about USDA Food and Nutrition Service resources available to support child nutrition and the important role community and school gardens play to make healthy food accessible for all children.

Recording: PG Webinar Back to School Oct 2023