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Urban Gardens: Changing Lives with Sheryll Durrant and Randell McShepard–February 15, 2024 Zoom only!
February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Urban Gardens: Changing Lives with Sheryll Durrant and Randell McShepard
February 15, 2024
Free for members; non-members register here.
Zoom links are automatically sent to members the Sunday before and the day of the presentation.
You’ll enjoy this informative panel discussion. Step into the world of urban gardening and witness the life-changing impact at our presentation, “Urban Gardens: Changing Lives.” Join us as we explore the inspiring stories of the Rid-All Green Partnership in Cleveland and the Kelly Street Garden in the Bronx, two remarkable projects that have transformed communities and touched countless lives. We are thrilled to be welcoming Sheryll Durrant, founder of Kelly Street Garden, educator and food justice advocate, and Randell McShepard, activist and co-founder of the Rid-All Green Partnership.
We will hear the captivating story of the Kelly Street Garden in the Bronx. Explore how this once-abandoned space was transformed into a vibrant hub of community engagement and social resilience. Witness the positive impact it has had on the lives of residents, from improved nutrition and food security to strengthened bonds and a sense of pride. We will also learn about the power of the Rid-All Green Partnership, where a group of dedicated individuals turned vacant urban lots into flourishing gardens. Discover how they not only created thriving green spaces but also fostered economic opportunities, education, and empowerment within their community.
Learn about the strategies employed, the challenges faced, and the lessons learned along the way. Discover how these initiatives have become beacons of hope and change, inspiring individuals and communities to reimagine the potential of their urban landscapes. Be inspired by their journey and witness the profound transformation that urban gardens can bring to urban environments. Whether you are a passionate gardener, an advocate for community development, or simply curious about the incredible impact of urban gardens, this presentation is a must-attend event.
Free for members; $10 suggested non-member donation. After the event, you’ll receive a recorded copy of the talk.