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Chicago Botanic Garden Veggie Rx Program

This presentation covers Chicago Botanic Garden's Veggie Rx Program, which was recently developed to increase fruit and vegetable consumption in underserved areas of Chicago.

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8/28/18
Goodness, Gracious, Great Graphic Design: How Visual Communications Benefit Your Garden

Graphic design is the process of visual communication and problem-solving using a combination of typography, photography, and illustration.

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6/25/18
So You Want to Do an Art Exhibition? The Nuts and Bolts to Create Art Exhibits at Your Garden

Events are becoming increasingly important fundraisers and friendraisers for gardens of all sizes.

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6/25/18
Creating a Family Program Series that Cultivates Learning and Long-term Members

When done thoughtfully, family programs can be a great way to expand your audience and visitorship, as well as increase Family Memberships and revenue.

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6/22/18
Making Bigger Pictures: Connecting Collections with Contemporary Culture

As cultural attitudes and mindsets shift ever more rapidly, how do botanical gardens stay relevant? Our collections, from living plants to herbarium specimens, represent an intrinsic part of botanical garden DNA.

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6/21/18
New Botanical Gardens: Balancing Growth and Innovation

Learn about new botanical gardens projects under development in Fort Collins, Pittsburgh, and Santa Fe, cities of diverse populations, geographic regions, and cultural histories.

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6/21/18
Finding Voice Through Plants: Success and Opportunities in Therapeutic Horticulture Programs at UT Garden

Public gardens contain fundamental ingredients necessary to be sites of healing and growth.

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6/21/18
Lessons from the Field: Volunteers and Accessibility

Any garden or organization can benefit from a diversified volunteer corps with differing skill sets as well as being a welcoming and supportive space.

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6/21/18
Program Mixology: The recipe for combining alcohol and education

Providing alcohol can be a big draw for development events, but did you know it can also increase your audience base as well as attendance numbers for mission-based education programs?

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6/21/18
Weddings, Public Events, Garden Guests: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Let's face it. We are a public garden first, a venue second. Yet, events bring people to the beauty of the gardens, as well as bring much needed earned revenue to support our missions.

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6/21/18

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