2018 Multnomah Master Gardeners Speaker Series

January through June and September through November
Presentations take place at TaborSpace, 5441 SE Belmont Street, Portland
Gather 6:30pm, Presentation 7:00pm

July and August
Presentations take place at our Community Demonstration Garden, 6801 SE 60th Avenue, Portland
Gather 6:30pm, Presentation 7:00pm

January 9 - “Gardening in the Pacific Northwest”, Paul Bonine, garden writer, co-owner of Xera Plants

February 13 - “Food Forestry and Regenerative Gardening”, Melissa and Teague Cullen, organic farmers behind the Winslow Food Forest

*March 13 - “Dry Farming in the Maritime Pacific Northwest”, Amy Garrett, OSU Extension Service

*April 10 – “What is the Oregon Bee Project?”, Andony Melathopoulos, OSU, Assistant Professor of Pollinator Health, Department of Horticulture

May 8 – “Drama Queens of the Garden”, Carol Westergreen, owner, Out in the Garden Nursery

*June 12 – “How Gardening Will Save the World”, Gail Langellotto, OSU, Master Gardener State Coordinator

July 10 - “Food Insecurity – How to Make a Difference”, Heidi Davis, Providence Milwaukie - Community Teaching Kitchen, and Devin Dinihanian, Oregon Food Bank – Garden Education Coordinator

August 14, “Making Gardening Fun for Children”, Paul Sanford, Metro, educator

September 11 – “Cooking Up the Harvest”, presenter TBA

*October 9 – “Unlock the Secrets in Your Soil: An introduction to Soil Health”, Cory Owens, NRCS, State Soil Scientist and Soil Health Coordinator

 November 13 – “Garden Book Fair”, Tom Fischer, Editor-in-Chief, Timber Press


* Presentation is designated for 1 hour of OSU Master Gardener continuing garden education/recertification credit.

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