Together we will explore the relationships between environmentalism, gardening, and pollinators, all examined through the lens of faith.
Come join Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake (IPC), American Chestnut Land Trust (ACLT), and faithful allies from across Southern MD for a special learning opportunity all about Faith, Gardening, and Pollinators! Let's take a dive together into the complex relationships between pollinators-and-crops, and take a deeper look at how faith-groups can provide service to their communities and the environment through community gardening.
September 10th @10:00am
This will be an outdoor based event, please make sure to bring...
- Sturdy shoes
- Re-usable water bottle
- Notebook and pencil
- Sunscreen and bug spray; if you'll need it!
Special thanks to our host, American Chestnut Land Trust (ACLT) and Double Oak Farms, for providing access to their community gardens, food forest, pollinator meadows, and vast complex of trails. We are so thankful for their partnership, and we can't wait to share their incredible work with you.
** Space is limited, please RSVP to hold your spot!
About the American Chestnut Land Trust (ACLT)
ACLT is dedicated towards the promotion of land conservation and preservation throughout Southern Maryland. To date, the ACLT has now put into easement more than 4,000 acres of the Parkers Creek and Governors Run watershed's, providing permanent preservation for these locally-important biomes, and ensuring their availability and ecosystem-services to future generations.
Through it's conserved lands & waters, 20+ miles of available trails, and by providing public access, educational opportunities, and recreation of many kinds, the ACLT works closely alongside Southern MD residents to help raise awareness towards the functions and benefits of land conservation.
Additionally, the ACLT is proud to support it's Community Garden, Double Oak Farms, who annually produces several thousand pounds of produce! Everything grown finds a home locally, with 80% going to the St. John Vianney's Inter-Faith Food Pantry, right here in Calvert County.
Want to learn more about or get involved with ACLT's efforts? Check out there home website and get involved today! Click HERE.
Where to find us?
Space is limited, please make sure you RSVP for each participant to ensure your spot is held!
Our event will be at the ACLT headquarters and Double Oak Farms - Community Garden found within the North Track of the ACLT campus; address found at page-top and in the RSVP confirmation email. Please see the below map to help, we can't wait to see you there!
Want to Help Share This Event?
Download our available Promotional Graphics (for Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!) and the print-out bulletin. Share with others and we can't wait to see you there! Registration is limited, please reach out directly if you have any questions or concerns.
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