Community gardening for healthy towns and villages

Collective gardening for healthy towns and villages
Program of the day

9 amHome – Word of welcome from the president of the RJCQ – Special guest
9:30 a.m.Opening Panel:
Why Community Gardens in the 21st Century?
Éric Duchemin, Institute of Environmental Sciences & Jean-Marie Chapeau, Centraide
10:15 a.m.Pause
10:30 a.m.Round table and discussion on the various facets of collective gardening: health, education, environment, techniqueGlobal health and community gardening , Martha Steigman and Julie Surprenant Action communterreEducation through collective gardening , Sanou Issiaka Network of collective gardens of VillerayUrban agriculture and the environment , Vincent GalarneauAbove-ground urban gardening , Ismael Hautecoeur Alternatives
12 p.m.Lunch conference – Équiterre
1:30 p.m.Thematic workshops in subgroups
What roles can the RJCQ play to help resolve the issues identified as priorities in the various sectors affected by collective gardening? Exchange of experiences, expertise on present and future issues and sharing of academic research results.
3 p.m.pause
3:15 p.m.Plenary, review of the day and the workshops
4:15 p.m.Last word

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