Connect: GWA Welcome to A Tasteful Place @ Dallas Arboretum

Feb 16, 2018 02:00pm -
Feb 16, 2018 05:00pm
(GMT-6)
Dallas, TX

Event Description

Region V Connect Meeting / Dallas, TX
GWA @ Dallas Arboretum
Friday, February 16, 2:00PM - 5:00PM

A Tasteful Place is a new 3.5 acre section recently opened at the Dallas Arboretum, showcasing edible plants in a year-round, flower-filled setting with the beauty of the Arboretum visitors have come to love. Connect with area GWA members, invite guests, and come taste and see this new vegetable venue.

Agenda

2:00 pm Gardens open for self-guided touring & photography

2:30 pm Meeting kick-off at A Tasteful Place Pavillion:

  • Welcome by Shelley Cramm, GWA Regional Director (5-10 min)
  • About A Tasteful Place by Dave Forehand, VP of Gardens Dallas Arboretum (20 min)

3:00 pm Tasting Demonstration by Arboretum staff (20 min)

3:20 pm Speaker Presentation “Thought for Food,” by Daniel Cunningham, Texas A&M AgriLife Research (35 min)

4:05 pm Q&A (15 min)

4:10 pm Wrap up, GWA Annual Convention promotion, High Country Gardens & Blue Label Herbs plant give-away – by Shelley Cramm (5 min)

4:15 pm Send off to gardens for self-guided touring & photography until garden closing (5 pm)

5:00 pm Horticultural Happy Hour (no-host) at nearby restaurant 

 

Event Type:Social
Category:Connect Meeting
Early registration ends on Nov 19, 2017.
Regular registration starts on Nov 20, 2017 and ends on Feb 14, 2018.
Late registration starts on Feb 15, 2018.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)