A Community Rallies Arounds Growing Fruit

Registration Eligibility
open to the public
Start Date
11/15/2018
End Date
11/15/2018
Description
As part of an effort to promote health and wellness in the community, the City of Clarksville has begun growing fruit on public property. The fruit trees contribute to the community by providing beautification and a local food supply for citizens during harvest. Mayor Simpson will share information about how Clarksville has incorporated fruit trees into their public greenspaces and discuss challenges and successes of the program.
Location
Fayetteville, AR
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Agriculture / Local Food Production
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Planting fruit trees in city parks
2. Planting fruit-bearing shrubs and herbs within landscape structures and allowing citizens to harvest
3. Planting fruit trees in city-owned parking areas – beautification projects
Instructors
Mark Simpson, Mayor, City of Clarksville, AR
Website Registration
Course Codes
Provider
Arkansas ASLA Chapter


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