Recommended Presenter:

Meg McAndrews Cowden

Orono, MN


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Meg Cowden is a full-time food gardener, stay-at-home mother, volunteer, writer, and photographer. She shares her passion at Seed to Fork. Meg relishes the challenge of gardening in a cold climate. For Meg, the greatest gift is received among her garden beds, for gardening bountifully showers the attentive observer with life lessons.

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University of Minnesota Arboretum; Minnesota State Horticultural Society; Metropolitan Council; Metro-area Garden Clubs

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Pushing the growing season; Season-extending strategies for spring and fall; Succession planting; Creating beautiful and functional food gardens with interplanting; Growing unique, novel, and unusual foods in cold climates; Adapting our gardening to climate change