Recommended Presenter:

Courtney Tchida

St. Paul, MN

612-850-1807

courtney@northerngardener.org

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BIO

Courtney Tchida is the Community Programs Director for the Minnesota State Horticultural Society. Courtney has over 20 years of experience working in horticulture and food-systems education. She spent 16 years at the University of Minnesota coordinating the Student Programs in Sustainable Agriculture and managing Cornercopia Student Organic Farm. She has experience growing a wide variety of edible crops, planning and implementing gardens for schools, farms and food shelf gardens.

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EXPERIENCE

MN Organic conferences, MSHS, PRI Cold Climate, Gardening Matters, various garden clubs

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TOPICS

Starting Seeds, Growing Vegetables, Garden Planning, Urban Farming, Organic and Sustainable Growing Practices