Community Garden Co-Founder Speaking at State Fair

Inver Hills & Metro State Community Garden Sign
Inver Hills & Metro State Community Garden Sign

August Hoffman, Metro State psychology faculty, will be at EcoExperience Sept. 5

August Hoffman, Ph.D., a psychology professor at Metropolitan State University and co-founder of the Inver Hills Community College/Metro State Interdisciplinary Community Garden and Orchard, will be speaking at the Minnesota State Fair Saturday, Sept. 5, at noon. August and three of his students, Stephen Doody, Shawn Veldey and Rich Downs, will be discussing the community garden and its role on campus and in neighboring communities.

The talk is titled “Healthy Foods for All Populations: Helping Communities Reduce Hunger” and will take place on the Sustainability Stage in the EcoExperience building.

To learn more about the garden, read “Community Garden Builds New Partnerships” in Inver Hills News.

Inver Hills/Metro State Community GardenWHO: August Hoffman, Ph.D.
WHAT: “Healthy Foods for All Populations: Helping Communities Reduce Hunger” discussion
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015 @noon
WHERE: Sustainability Stage, EcoExperience Building, Minnesota State Fair

For more info about August Hoffman’s State Fair talk and the garden in general, contact:

Barbara Curchack
Psychology Faculty
Inver Hills Community College
651-450-3739
August Hoffman, Ph.D.
Psychology Faculty
Metropolitan State University
651-999-5814
Thad Ballestrazze
Biology Faculty
Inver Hills Community College
651-450-3289
Kristin Digiulio
Biology Faculty
Coordinator, Agricultural Sciences
Inver Hills Community College
651-450-3272

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