Plot Against Hunger's Spring Garden Kickoff 2023
Plot Against Hunger’s 2023 Spring Garden Kickoff was held on March 4th at Arlington Central Library. Our keynote speaker was Stacey Evers, Board Chair, Hands On Harvests, and featured speakers were Stephanie Hopkins, Arlington County Food Security Coordinator, Arlington County Department of Human Services and Libby Garvey, Arlington County Board Member. Healthy stretching presentation by Christine Crawford, OT & Haideh Ansari, PT from Virginia Hospital Center. FOUA board members and Plot Against Hunger committee members rounded out the rest of the program.
Here is a rough table of contents, followed by some links. Please visit FOUA’s web site at arlingtonurbanag.org for more resources and information.
00:0:03 Welcome from FOUA Board!
00:06:40 Stephanie Hopkins, Arlington County Food Security Coordinator, Arlington County -Department of Human Services
00:15:27 Libby Garvey, Arlington County Board Member
00:26:07 Stacey Evers, Board Chair, Hands On Harvests, Falls Church, VA.
00:54:47 Christine Crawford, OT & Haideh Ansari, PT, Virginia Hospital Center – Flexibility in the Garden
01:06:50 David Sachs, FOUA Board Member – Community, Body, Soil
01:07:30 Kirsten Conrad, Virginia Cooperative Extension & FOUA Board Member – 4TheSoil & VCE Services
01:15:13 Becky Halbe, FOUA Board Member – Plot Against Hunger history
01:18:08 Pete Riley, FOUA Board Member – Gleaning
01:22:16 Becky Halbe, FOUA Board Member – Produce bagging
01:24:13 Dr Susan Agolini, Marymount University – Volunteering opportunities
01:25:28 Emily Landsman, FOUA Board Member – How to sign up to volunteer
01:27:27 Audrey Morris, FOUA Board Member – Garden Talks
Arlington County Food Assistance
Arlington County Food Security Coalition
Hands on Harvest
Northern Virginia Cooperative Extension, Arlington County
FOUA Volunteer system
FOUA shirts, hoodies, and other gear
Thank you to Nenad Mladenovic for event recording and video production.
Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, tax ID 84-2182585. All donations are tax-deductible.
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