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Blacksburg Sustainability Week 2018: Community Garden Tour and Food Tasting
Venue: YMCA Community Garden & Roper Solar Greenhouse, Blacksburg
Directions: Google Map Link
Organizations: Sustainable Blacksburg
Date: Sunday, September 16, 2018
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Event Types: Food, Miscellaneous, Speaking Engagements
Cost: Free

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As part of Blacksburg Sustainability Week 2018, the YMCA at Virginia Tech presents a Community Garden Tour and Food Tasting on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at the Hale YMCA Community Garden.

Visit the Hale YMCA Community Garden for an opportunity to learn about gardening, visit the Roper Solar Greenhouse, see a solar array in action and help us celebrate 10 years of success in the Roper Solar Greenhouse! Taste some of the bounty from the garden and visit with gardeners from all over the world. See individual garden plots, hear from Master Gardeners and the Beekeeping Association and a learn about the community food forest garden.

After the scheduled event, join the gardeners for a potluck dinner – bring a dish to share along with your own plate and fork.

Contact Jenny Schwanke at for more information.

Blacksburg Sustainability Week, a collaboration between Sustainable Blacksburg, the Town of Blacksburg and Virginia Tech is celebrating its 12th year in 2018.

The Hale YMCA Community Garden is located at 215 Maywood Street (end of the street) in Blacksburg, VA.

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