Full Conference Schedule

July 27th-30th


Thursday, July 27th


12:00pm-6:00pm – Open Registration


Starting a Garden Intensives


  • Starting a Community Garden

  • Policy—Achieving Community Gardening Zoning in Hartford

  • School Gardens

  • Social Justice — Recognizing Privilege, Embracing Diversity & Active Listening

  • Innovations in Connecting Community Gardens to Wellness

5:00pm-8:00pmWelcome Reception at The Society Room


Friday, July 28th


7:00am-3:00pm – Open Registration

8:00am-9:00am – Breakfast

9:00am-10:00am – Welcome & Introductions

10:00am-11:00am – Workshops

11:00am-12:00pm – Workshops

12:00pm-1:00pm – Lunch & Keynote Mark Winne

1:00pm-2:00pm – ACGA Annual Meeting & Awards 

2:00pm-3:00pm – Workshops

3:00pm-4:00pm – Regional Networking

4:00pm-5:00pm – Workshops


Evening Free – Video Contest Showcase @ City Steam 


Saturday, July 29th


7:30am-8:45am – Open Registration

9:00am-4:30pm – Garden Tours (see the “Tours” tab for more info)

6:00pm-10:00pmGala with Silent Auction and Music @ G Fox Building By Marquis


Sunday, July 30th


8:00am-9:00am – Breakfast

9:00am-10:00am – Workshops

10:00am-12:30pm – Closing session with ACGA Committees, Interest Groups, “Popcorn” sessions



*Please note: workshop times are actually less, times include change-over. Some workshops may be given double slots.


This schedule is subject to change