Worksite Wellness Networking and Training Event
Name: Worksite Wellness Networking and Training Event
Date: April 8, 2021
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
Trip Builder: View Trip
Worksite Gardening and Therapeutic HorticultureFrom encouraging healthy nutrition and physical activity to creating opportunities for stress relief and community involvement, worksite gardening offers a host of benefits for employees. Learn how to incorporate therapeutic horticulture into your wellness plan and discover more about the many different ways you can bring gardening to your worksite, including onsite gardens or a herb garden, renting a plot at the community garden, offering a canning class or Grow It Share It program.
Presenters: Lynn Hacker, Master Gardener
Lynn Hacker has been a Master Gardener since 1992 and was a member of the committee that started the Brown County Master Gardener group. Her first project, with which she is still involved, is the historical gardens at the Gilfillan Farms in Redwood County. Lynn’s passion is horticulture and she regularly teaches classes and gives presentations on different horticulture subjects. Since 1981, she has been the owner of Hacker’s Tree Farm & Greenhouse in rural Sleepy Eye and operates a second retail location, Hacker’s Garden Center, at 15 S. Broadway in New Ulm.
New Ulm Community Garden Volunteer
A representative from the New Ulm Community Garden will also share more about the garden and community resources.