ECM at LA Community Gardens Council – Oct 19

ECM’s Joanne P will give one of the workshops at Saturday’s 7th Annual Gathering of Community Gardens!

When:  Sat Oct 19, 8:30am-4:00pm

Where:  Garden School Foundation at 24th Street Elementary School, 2055 West 24th Street, Los Angeles 90018

Details:  $25 suggested donation, includes lunch.  RSVP to to make sure that we have enough food, and please bring your own plate, cup, and fork to ensure a no-waste event.


8:30-10:00 am Check-In and Light Refreshments in the Garden

10:00-10:45 am Choice of Workshops:

  • Bio Intensive Gardening – Christy Wilhelmi
  • Fruit Tree Care – Lora Hall
  • Chicken Enthusiasts – Luis Sanchez
  • Urban Agriculture at Pitchess Detention Center – Al Renner

11:00-11:45 am Choice of Workshops:

  • Sowing and Transplanting – Yvonne Savio
  • Crop Rotation – Joanne Poyourow
  • Garden School Foundation Curriculum – Julia Cotts
  • Cooking Demonstration – Jose Leon

12:00-1:00 pm Lunch with Keynote Speaker Robert Gottlieb, Henry R. Luce Professor of Urban Environmental Studies at Occidental College and Co-Author of Food Justice

1:00-1:30 pm Book Signing and Exhibits

1:30-2:15 pm Choice of Workshops:

  • Biodynamic Compost – Steve Wynbrandt
  • Reducing Childhood Obesity through Gardening – Nicole Gatto
  • Get Started with Beekeeping – Luis Sanchez
  • Science Projects in the Garden – Christy Brigham

2:15-3:30 pm Networking and Exhibits

Saturday, October 19th, 2013 at the Garden School Foundation at 24th Street Elementary School, 2055 West 24th Street, Los Angeles 90018.

We look forward to seeing you!

About envirochangemakers

We are a community group in the Westchester neighborhood of Los Angeles (LA 90045 near LAX airport). Founded in 2005, we offer classes, events, and community gatherings focused on building a resilient future. We are part of the international Transition Network.
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