The 2017 Program & Major Events
Please note: Monthly meetings begin at 1 pm.
(Please note: The program was updated on 1/29/17. There is a new PDF document at the bottom of the page that you can download and print.)
THE 2017 PROGRAM OVERVIEW:
January 17, 2017: Simon Athearn, Chief of Operations, Morning Glory Farm:
February 21, 2017: Noli Taylor, Program Leader, Island Grown Schools:
What is Island Grown Schools?
March 21, 2017: Gardens of Italy, Helene Barr, MVGC member and former florist
Slides of her trip to the gardens of Italy
April 18, 2017: Peter Norris, MVGC Member and Rhodie Guru
Rhododendrons for the Vineyard: Following in Polly Hill's Footsteps
May 16, 2017: Jamie O'Gorman, Program Director, Island Grown Initiative Gleaning Program
How the Gleaning Program Works
June 2017: No Meeting: Blooming Art 2017
July 18, 2017: Steven Raichlen, Author and PBS TV Host:
Stories and Recipes from "Island Apart"
August 15, 2017 (Annual Meeting): C.L. Fornari, GardenLady.com:
Color All Summer: Reports from Annual Alley
September 19, 2017: Rebecca Sanders, Gardener, The Farm Institute and Member, MV Community Seed Library and Katie Ruppel, Island Grown Schools
The MV Community Seed Library
October 17, 2017: Christine Wiley Co-Owner, Vineyard Gardens and MVGC Member
Putting Your Gardens to Bed
November 14, 2017: (Second Tuesday, so no conflict with Thanksgiving) Emily Coulter, Owner, Morrice Florist
December, 2017: The Annual Holly Day Party at the Ag Hall is our meeting!
Annual Greenhouse Plant Sale (Members): 1 hr. before and 1 hr. after the May meeting, Wakeman Center
Annual Memorial Day Weekend Greenhouse Plant Sale (General Public)
Daffodil Walk (Members)
Blooming Art 2017
Wreath-Making Workshop (Members)
Holly Day Party
Information about these events will be announced at meetings and via email.
The 2017 Program Committee: Chair; Anda Woodward, with Karen Kolb, Kathy Kitsock, Tracie Clark, and Mary Lou DeLong.