Community Agriculture Conference

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The Community Agriculture Conference is an annual event to learn about all things gardening and urban agriculture. Gardeners of all levels are welcome to attend! Sessions are presented by experts including Seed St. Louis staff.


The 2022 Community Agriculture Conference was both virtual and in-person. We held daily virtual sessions from Tuesday, March 1-Friday, March 4. On Saturday, March 5 we held an in-person conference which included three sessions that were live streamed.

Registration was free! Please consider a financial contribution to support the conference. Seed St. Louis is a 5-1c  nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower people and communities to grow food.

Recordings of the virtual sessions will be available for viewing on our YouTube channel through March 27, 2022.

Virtual Conference Session Recordings

Tuesday, March 1st, 6:00 p.m. CT, Bringing Conservation Home
Presented by Dan Pearson, St. Louis Audubon Society, Coordinator of the Bring Conservation Home Program

Wednesday, March 2nd, 6:00 p.m. CT, Seed Starting Basics for a Homegrown Harvest
Presented by Jessica Blessing-Patterson, DIG Annuals and Perennials

Thursday, March 3rd, 6:00 p.m. CT, Getting Produce to Those Who Need it Most
Presented by Janett Lewis, Rustic Roots Santuary, GROW Spanish Lake Community Garden

Friday, March 4th, 6:00 p.m. CT, Propagating Shrubs & Trees
Presented by Jessica Blessing-Patterson, DIG Annuals and Perennials

In-Person Session Recordings

8:40 – 9:50 a.m., Lesser Known Garden & Orchard Tools
Presented by Dean Gunderson, Director of Education, Seed St. Louis

10:00 – 11:10 a.m. Sessions, Managing Water in the Garden 
Presented by Gabriel Hahn, Custom Foodscaping

11:20 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sessions, Grow, Forage & Process Staple Foods
Presented by Dean Gunderson, Director of Education, Seed St. Louis

A big thank you goes out to all of our sponsors for this event!

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Seed St. Louis hosts over 40 free virtual classes throughout the year. Our staff provides a wide variety of classes for all gardening enthusiasts.

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