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 Annual Regional School Garden Summit

Each year, DC Greens hosts a Regional School Garden Summit. The goal of the Summit is to nurture the emerging tri-state network of nonprofits, schools, and government agencies interested in capacity and network building around school gardens by providing a space to learn, share best practices and make new connections. This year’s summit is October 12-13 and we're currently in planning mode! If you'd like to get involved or have questions, please contact Sarah Holway at

Check back September 1st for an Eventbrite link to register!

Click HERE for last year's Summit agenda and panelist list.

CALL FOR POSTER SUBMISSIONS - DUE on/before 5:00 pm Friday, August 31st, 2018

The Summit Planning Committee invites you to submit a proposal for poster presentations at the 2018 Regional School Garden Summit Summit. This year the summit will consist of an extended plenary, small group discussions and larger group activities. In order to provide a forum for sharing innovative programming around a variety of topics, we are including a poster session. A list of topics that will be addressed at the summit are below. Participants will have time throughout the day to peruse the poster area. Particular topics of interest are listed below. The call is open to educators, administrators, food service providers, non-profits and government agencies in the Chesapeake Region. 

Poster submissions must include the following:

  • Poster Category (Select one primary focus, and make note of any other areas that would be covered by the poster as a secondary focus)
    • Garden design
    • Food justice
    • Entrepreneurship/career and technical education
    • Community engagement
    • Garden to cafeteria
  • Poster Title
  • Author(s)

Please fill out THIS FORM, which will capture the above information. If you have trouble with the form, you may also email the above information to Forms and emails must be submitted by 5:00 PM EST Friday, August 31, 2018. You will be notified by email the week of September 3rdif your submission has been accepted. All accepted poster authors must attend the summit and your registration fees will be waived.

POSTER REQUIREMENTS:                                                                                                                       Posters must include photographs and text and be either tri-fold and stand on a table (we will provide tables) or sit on an easel (you must provide easel).

Please direct all questions concerning this call for poster abstracts to Sarah Holway at sarah@dcgreens.orgor 202.320.4996