April 13 Sustainable Ann Arbor Forum to Feature Local Growers + Gardening Tips

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March 8, 2017 - ​With spring already underway, the fourth and final Sustainable Ann Arbor forum will focus on the timely topic of growing and preserving your own food. All are invited to join the conversation Thursday, April 13, 7–8:30 p.m. at the Ann Arbor District Library Downtown Branch, 343 S. Fifth Ave. The forum will include a series of brief presentations followed by a question-and-answer session.

Time: Thursday, April 13, 2017, 7–8:30 p.m.
Location: Ann Arbor District Library Downtown Branch, 343 S. Fifth Ave.

Topic: Grow and Preserve Your Own Fruit, Vegetables and Flowers.

Moderator: Councilmember Jason Frenzel.


  • Monica Milla, Master Gardener.
  • Drew Lathin, General Manager of Creating Sustainable Landscapes, LLC.
  • Mike Appel, MLA of Appel Environmental Design.
  • Caitlin Dickinson, Biodynamic Beekeeper.
  • Emily Springfield, Founder of Preserving Traditions.

This April 13 forum is the last installment of this year's four-part Sustainable Ann Arbor series. The series, presented by the City of Ann Arbor and the Ann Arbor District Library, engages the public with think tanks of local stakeholders, including community organizations, local government staff, businesses and residents, to discuss local sustainability efforts and challenges. The series offers an opportunity to learn more about sustainability in the community and tips for actions that residents can take to live more sustainably.

Details are also posted online.

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Contact Information

Emily Drennen
Sustainability Associate
734.794.6430, ext. 43726

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