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Author: Dawn Rosenberg

WHCA Meeting 21 Feb 2017: Agenda

  1. Vote to approve minutes from November meeting
  2. Budget update and approval of treasurer’s report
  3. Updates on Committees
  4. Advertising rates (discussion and vote)
  5. Discussion of requests for funds from WHCA and votes
  6. Presentation by Ben Kusterer from Richmond Food Co-op
  7. David Ridderhof to speak on water run-off prevention programs
  8. President’s remarks
  9. Door prize drawing
  10. Adjourn

Note:  If you plan to speak, please give your name and your street of residence.

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Urban Agriculture Learning Series

700 Blanton Avenue. 6 Saturdays 11am to 1pm. Starting February 25, 2017. Free and Open to the Public!

February 25th: Victoria Campbell, City of Richmond, DPRCF, Community Garden Coordinator – “Basic Vegetable Gardening” and Duron Chavis, Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens- “Community Engagement and Grants for Urban Agriculture”

March 4th: Arthur Kay, Createspace– “Projects in Sustainable Agriculture and Ecology”, Joel Koci, VSU, – “Organic Fruit Tree Care and Cash Crops”

March 11th: Jessica Smith, Certified Ecological Farmer, “Soil and Plant Health Foundations”, Lee Hesler, Virginia Bluebird Society – “Attracting the Eastern Bluebird”

March 18th: Bruno Welsh, CompostRVA – “Composting” and Cheryl Crawford, Cooperative Extension Master Food Volunteer – “Canning and Preserving Food”

March 25th: Ted Kienast, Smith Turf and Irrigation – “Irrigation Systems” and Neal Beasley, Timmons Group – Rooftop Gardens and Collecting Storm Water and Gay
Stokes, DPU – “Making your Own Rainbarrel”

April 1st: Kristi Orcutt, RVA Goats, RVA Honey – “Beekeeping and Goats” and Allie Hawley, Moon Flower Apothecary – “Edible Weeds and Wild plant Medicine”

WHCA Meeting 07 Nov 2016: Agenda

  • Meeting opened by Gustavo Angeles, WHCA President
  • Vote to approve Minutes of September Meeting
  • The Hon. Levar Stoney, Candidate for Mayor, has requested to speak. (5 min)
  • Marjolein de Wit of RVA MORE, off road bicycling group (15 minutes)
  • Committee and treasurer reports
  • Membership drive announcement by Susan Spain
  • Vote to approve treasurer’s report
  • Comments from president of WHCA.
  • Door prize drawing.
  • Adjourn meeting.

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