2009 Annual Symposium

The CMGA Annual Symposium XVI 'Gardeners Going Green' was held on Saturday, March 21, 2009 at Manchester Community College, Manchester, Connecticut Presenters at the CMGA Annual Symposium XVI included: Keynote speaker: Jeff Loewenfels: "Teaming with Microbes: Gardeners' Guide to the Soil Food Web" Closing speaker: Claire Sawyers: "The Authentic Garden, Five Principles for Cultivating a Sense of Place"

Right: Closing speaker Claire Sawyers discusses her autographed book, while CMGA Symposium Committee member Marge Bingham looks on

Below: Symposium attendees still had time to visit the vendors' tables, enticed by the beautiful goods on sale and entranced by the scent of flowering jasmine

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