working to sustain and enhance the local foods economy and community in Indianapolis by developing the Culture of food and urban agriculture in Indianapolis.
Friday, June 17, 2011
Garden Adventures with the Indiana State Museum & Growing Places Indy
Slow Food & Garden Adventures Put on your garden gloves and get your green thumbs ready! Join Growing Places Indy in the Wishard Slow Food Garden and discover the ins and outs of growing your own Victory Garden. Work alongside experts and let your knowledge blossom as you plant, care and harvest the crops in the Wishard Slow Food Garden. Also learn about local food systems, where the produce from the Wishard Slow Food Garden goes, and how you can be involved in a bigger movement.
Wednesdays June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 July 6, 13, 20, 27 August 10, 24
Session 1: 10:30 – 11:15 Session 2: 11:30 – 12:15
$5.00 per person per session To make a reservation call the Indiana State Museum at (317) 232-1637
URBAN – (adjective): in, relating to or characteristic of a city or town.
CULTURE – (noun): a refined understanding or appreciation of • the customs, arts, social institutions and achievements of a particular citizenry, people or social group regarded collectively • (with adjective): the attitudes or behaviors characteristic of a particular group or movement – the emerging Food Culture • (verb): maintain in conditions suitable for growth • (From Latin): cultura – ‘growing, cultivation.’
AGRICULTURE – (noun): the science or practice of farming • (From Latin): agr- ‘field’ + cultura – ‘growing, cultivation.’