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2019 Educational Booths

Memphis Herb SocietyMEMPHIS HERB SOCIETY

The Memphis Herb Society consists of enthusiastic volunteers who promote the knowledge, use, and delight of herbs through educational programs, and sharing the knowledge of its members and other herbalists with our community. Each year we provide grants to local non-profits to encourage the enjoyment and health benefits of growing herbs. We meet the 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Memphis Botanic Garden, where we also volunteer in maintaining the Herb Garden. https://www.facebook.com/MemphisHerbSociety/

 

Memphis Area Master Gardeners Assoc. logoMEMPHIS AREA MASTER GARDENER ASSOCIATION

The Memphis Area Master Gardener Association (MAMGA) program seeks to improve the lives of Shelby County residents by promoting environmental sustainability, homegrown food production, health, and well-being through garden education and outreach through a dedicated , skilled volunteer master gardener network.

All volunteers are initially trained through 40 hours of classroom teaching and 40 hours of hands-on experience. Master gardeners who continue to participate in the program then provide 32 hours of annual community service and continue to learn with a minimum of eight continuing education hours each year.  memphisareamastergardeners.org

West TN Urban Forestry CouncilWEST TN CHAPTER OF URBAN FORESTRY

What native trees support pollinators? Get a list of 30 native trees essential to the survival of several moth & butterfly species. Ask for the Memphis Tree Board’s handout on size & site requirements for the toughest and most adapted trees for Memphis. We provide free information on tree selection, tree care, tree id, tree diseases, & applications for urban forestry classes. Ask us how to establish a certified arboretum, a residential tree sanctuary or how register a historical, landmark, or heritage tree. To find out more, visit our website http:// www.wtc-tufc.org/ and the state website, http://tufc.com/

 

Memphis Storm Water Dept.STORM WATER MEMPHIS

The Memphis Storm Water Department is a regulatory entity that is part of the Public Works.  They will be giving away totes, pens, magnetic car bumper stickers and information on preventing surface water pollution.  Visit: https://www.memphisstormwater.com/

 

 

URBAN BIKE FOOD MINISTRY

Also Saturday, Garden Walk attendees can rent a bike, trike, or electric bike from Revolutions Bicycle Co-op, located at 1000 Cooper in front of the bicycle arches. Bring a helmet and bike lock with you.

Finally, Saturday, volunteers with Urban Bike Food Ministry will be leading a guided bike tour of 20+ selected gardens on the tour. While you stop to visit gardens, your bike will be attended. $5 of your garden walk ticket price will be donated to UBFM to fund their ministry, preparing and delivering meals and other necessities by bike to homeless people.Interested riders should meet at Revolutions Bike Co-op near the bike arches at 9:20am or at 1:20pm. A Garden Walk ticket is required. http://ubfm.net/