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Special Guest: Lauren Mandel, author of EAT UP. Lauren Mandel’s new guide, Eat Up, explains this most local of food movements to help readers learn how to use their own private and corporate rooftops to bring fresh, organic produce to their tables. Lauren holds a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Environmental Science. http://eatupag.com/author/lnmandel/
Special Guest: Adam Hill, City Harvest Coordinator. The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s (PHS) City Harvest program taps the skills and energy of urban gardeners to make fresh, nutritious produce more widely available in under-resourced neighborhoods. PHS City Harvest gardeners grow and donate more than 20,000 pounds of produce each year, helping to feed about 1,000 families per week during the growing season. http://phsonline.org/greening/city-harvest
Special Guest: Mike Hill works for USDA Forest Service on landscape architecture projects and youth programs. Previously, Mike worked for 10 years at the National Building Museum in DC. Mike is a graduate of the Virginia Tech landscape architecture program. Mike received the Community Outreach Person of the Year Award from the DC Chapter of the National Organization for Minority Architects in 2011. Children's Forest Program: http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r6/learning/kids?cid=STELPRDB5387114
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