Are you interested in leveraging your collections to reach out to the public about food and agriculture? If so, come and learn from some of South Florida’s, and the whole country’s, most amazing garden professionals and educators who are successfully using their fabulous living plants to connect the public through the wonder of our food production systems, the ethnobotanical history of local food plants, and the importance of nutrition.

Presenters: A. Novy, U.S. Botanic Garden, Washington, DC; T. Ayala Silva, USDA-ARS-SHRS, National Germplasm Repository, Miami, Florida; W. Wolf, Vizcaya Museum & Garden, Miami, Florida; M. Maunder, The Kampong, Miami, Florida; B. Galligan, Naples Botanical Garden, Naples, Florida; G. Frye, Fruit and Spice Park, Homestead, Florida; M. Opgenorth, Kahanu Garden and Preserve, Hana, Hawai’i; M. DeMotta, National Tropical Botanical Garden, Kalaheo, Kauai, Hawai’i.