Beltsville Garden Club May Meeting
Annie Ceccarini - "USDA'S People's Garden Initiative: A Growing Movement"
Our speaker for this month will be Annie Ceccarini and her topic will be USDA'S People's Garden Initiative: A Growing Movement. Ms. Ceccarini is the Outreach and Education Coordinator for the People's Garden Initiative at US Department of Agriculture where she develops, coordinates and teaches healthy gardening and sustaining cultivation techniques to youths and adults including over 100 USDA employee volunteers. She serves as the liaison between partners of the People's Partnerships and Program Development for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in Washington, DC.
Before joining FAO, she worked as a horticulturist at the Smithsonian Institution focusing on educational programming, material development and beautification of the Enid A. Haupt garden. She is a native of New York and a graduate of Cornell University.
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