MAKING A DIFFERENCE NEWSLETTER - Issue 2, Volume 18 (May-2018) Issue 2, Volume 18 (May 2018) - Page 21

AGRICULTURE/NATURAL RESOURCES/HORTICULTURE

EVENT: Aquaponics Short Course

DETAILS: The program will cover information on the system that combines aquaculture with hydroponics.

DATE/TIME: June 8, 9am-3:30pm

LOCATION: Trini Mendenhall Community Center

1414 Wirt Rd, Houston, TX 77055

CONTACT: Ute Schaefer at Ute.Schaefer@ag.tamu.edu

EVENT: Roselle (hibiscus) & Fall Garden prep

DETAILS: Hands on workshop where community members can learn about all the benefits of Roselle as well as preparing their fall vegetable garden.

DATE/TIME: July 3, 10am–11:30am

LOCATION: MDA Family YMCA,

705 Cavalcade St, Houston, TX 77009

CONTACT: Rita Cromartie at (713) 697-0648

Rita.Cromartie@houstontx.gov

EVENT: Pesticide Re-Certification Class

DETAILS: The program will cover information on the system that combines aquaculture with hydroponics.

DATE/TIME: July 19th

9am–3:30pm

LOCATION: Trini Mendenhall Community Center

1414 Wirt Rd, Houston, TX 77055

CONTACT: Ute Schaefer at Ute.Schaefer@ag.tamu.edu

EVENT: Houston Urban Food Production Conference

DETAILS: Come learn the latest information on community gardens, backyard vegetable production and business startup.

DATE/TIME: July 27th

9am–3:30pm

LOCATION: University of Houston/Downtown

One Main Street

Houston, TX 77002

CONTACT: Ute Schaefer at Ute.Schaefer@ag.tamu.edu

FAMILY & COMMUNITY HEALTH

EVENT: Wisdom, Power, Control

DETAILS: Wisdome, Power, Control educates and empowers individuals to better control their diabetes through supportive, engaging, hands on activities and lessons. You've got the power to manage your diabetes. Individuals living with diabetes, prediabetes, caregivers and love ones are welcome.

DATE/TIME: Fall dates and location, download flyer.

CONTACT: Rebecca Scono at (713) 274-0950

Rebeccas.Scono@ag.tamu.edu