Where We've Been...

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What? The Tomato Project
Where?
LexPro and Latitude
When? Summer of 2010
Who did we meet? Individuals with disabilities who were interested in learning how to garden tomato plants, eat healthy, and get exercise in the process of caring for their own plant.




What?
Kentucky GROW Train the Trainer Accessible Gardening program

Where? UK Lexington Arboretum
When? October 21, 2003
Who did we meet?17 participants who are interested in creating or expanding gardening programs for people with disabilities



What? Kentucky GROW session
Where? Somerset House for All Ages, Somerset KY
When? May 22, 2003
Who did we meet?24 participants with and without disabilities took part in this morning garden session.


What? University of Kentucky Staff Appreciation Day
Where? Lexington, KY
When? May 16, 2003  
Who did we meet?  Several thousand UK employees visited our display and enjoyed our wildflower seeds and fact sheets to get their own gardens off the ground. Many folks signed up on our contact list and anxiously await activities at the Lexington Arboretum!


What? Kentucky AgrAbility Conference Presentation: Kentucky GROW with Matt John and David Koester
Where? Lexington, KY
When?March 14, 2003
Who did we meet? Individuals with disabilities, rehabilitation professionals, therapists, and University staff who learned about our resources for employment in agriculture and about the Lakeside Commons Educational Gardens in Campbell County.


What? Kentucky Rehabilitation Association Conference Presentation: GROWing Ideas in Agricultural Employment
Where? Hyatt, Louisville, KY
When?November 19-20, 2002
Who did we meet?A variety of vocational rehabilitation counselors who learned about our resources for employment in agriculture.


What? Kentucky GROW session: Barrier-Free Gardening
Where?Lexington UK Arboretum
When?September 27, 2002    11a.m.
Who did we meet?  12 people with and without disabilities attended this event and learned about Kentucky GROW and upcoming plans for the accessible garden at the Arboretum.


What? Kentucky ParaEducator Conference
Where? Lexington, KY
When?July 26, 2002
Who did we meet? Over 300 Kentucky paraeducators from around the state visited our display.


What?Kentucky GROW session: Garden Upkeep: Fun in the Summer Sun
Where?Somerset House For All Ages - Pulaski County Cooperative Extension
When?July 25, 2002   9:30a.m.
Who did we meet?  11 people with and without disabilities attended this event and learned about keeping up gardens in the summer months. Many thanks to Beth Wilson and Matt John for coordinating this activity. 


What? University of Kentucky Staff Appreciation Day
Where? Lexington, KY
When?May 8, 2002 
Who did we meet?  Several thousand UK employees visited our display and enjoyed a variety of seeds and fact sheets to get their own gardens off the ground. Many folks signed up on our contact list and anxiously await activities at the Lexington Arboretum!


What?Kentucky Vocational Rehabilitation Staff Training Conference
Where? Louisville, KY
When? April 25, 2002
Who did we meet?Lots of DVR staff visited our display in the resource area at this statewide training.