Would you like your garden to enhance its ability to reach out to the public about food and agriculture? If so, this session is for you. Come and learn how public gardens can leverage collaboration with agricultural experts, extension services, university researchers, and NGOs to complement their expertise in displaying living plants and education. The session includes a 30-minute panel for questions.

Presenters: A. Novy, D. Dotson, U.S. Botanic Garden, Washington, DC; K. Stofer, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida; S. Krishnan, Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, Colorado; E. Bishop von Wettberg, Florida International University, Miami, Florida; A. Mason, Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago, Illinois; D. Joffee, Leichtag Commons, Encinitas, California.