Seeds Of Significance Urban Farming Uwii

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We wish to help community members to become economically empowered by developing programs that work for our Seeds Of Significance Initiative, e.g.: Teach canning and preserving food or organize raised bed garden construction project.

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Seeds Of Significance Urban Farming Uwii

  1. 1. Seeds of Significance Urban Farming / Gardening Conference II R.O.O.T.S. Gallery Cultural Center
  2. 2. Seeds of Significance Urban Farming / Gardening Conference II <ul><li>Build community awareness  The focus of our upcoming  Seeds of Significance Urban Farming / Gardening Conference II on  March 26, 2011 convening at the St. Stephen’s Community House is to advance, exhibit and produce an urban agrarian culture to youth, advocate for food justice, healthy community development, and job training.  December 29, 2010 was the first conference held at the Gateway Health and Wellness Center and the success was measured by the gathering of urban farming enthusiasts from each side of town. </li></ul><ul><li>The Seeds of Significance Impact </li></ul><ul><li>Seeds of Significance aim is to build on existing community activities, not duplicate them. We seek commonalities where neighbors can come together to accomplish goals that serve mutual interests in food justice, healthy community development, and job training.  </li></ul><ul><li>3.   Seeds of Significance  official events   Seeds of Significance Urban Farming / Gardening Conference II  is a city-wide endeavor to attract more participants to the movement while embracing a diversity of perspectives and approaches to change. Participants are members of youth ministries, growers, educators, farmers, chefs, cooks, developers, nutritionists and social service providers. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Seeds of Significance Urban Farming / Gardening Conference II <ul><li>4. Seek counsel of knowledgeable community members   The Seeds of Significance Urban Farming / Gardening Conference II  seeks to engage and include the valuable resource of human capital in drawing from community elders and those from rural settings as well as those with a background in agriculture, economic development, nutrition, environmental sustainability, and the like. </li></ul><ul><li>  5.   Educating our community </li></ul><ul><li>We wish to help community members to become economically empowered by developing programs that work for our  Seeds Of Significance Initiative , e.g.: Teach canning and preserving food or organize raised bed garden construction project. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Build a bridge between the community and local government   </li></ul><ul><li>While  Seeds of Significance   is   led by community members, we wish to naturally invite the participation of elected officials and those agencies serving the community through maintaining an active role in the community. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Seeds of Significance Urban Farming - Gardening Conference II <ul><li>7. Create a visible inner-city urban farming network </li></ul><ul><li>Ultimately, we wish for the  Seeds of Significance Urban Farming / Gardening Conference II to result in the implementation of a community-crafted vision. We wish to develop a plan that serves as a 20-year guide to community resilience, restructuring our daycare, community centers, settlement houses and churches to re-educate the family structure based on a balanced ecological system. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Seeds of Significance Urban Farming / Gardening Conference II <ul><li>Those whose mission statement benefits humanity. </li></ul><ul><li>Those who promote diversity, dignity and respect among others. </li></ul><ul><li>Those who focus on doing good and living well in the “here and now”, and leaving the world better for those who come after. </li></ul>S.O.S. PARTNERSHIPS
  6. 6. Seeds of Significance Urban Farming / Gardening Conference II <ul><li>Cultivator Germinator Pollinator Seeds </li></ul><ul><li>$2000+ $999 - $600 $599 - $300 $299 - $100 </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsor List </li></ul>
  7. 7. STRATEGIC SPENDING <ul><li>Promoting the Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Keynote Speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Food & Beverage </li></ul><ul><li>Event Management </li></ul><ul><li>House & Registration Management </li></ul><ul><li>Web Presence </li></ul><ul><li>Legal Services </li></ul><ul><li>RFP Development & Facilitation </li></ul><ul><li>Property Selections </li></ul>
  8. 8. Seeds of Significance Urban Farming / Gardening Conference II <ul><li>Pollinator </li></ul><ul><li>$599 - $300 </li></ul><ul><li>Your business name in conference program and on website with link to your URL </li></ul><ul><li>Special recognition in conference media </li></ul><ul><li>Your literature or packaged sample in conference tote bags (2 pieces) </li></ul><ul><li>A ¼ page ad in conf. journal </li></ul><ul><li>2 complimentary tickets </li></ul><ul><li>2 volunteer hours </li></ul><ul><li>Seeds </li></ul><ul><li>$299 - $100 </li></ul><ul><li>Your business name in conference program </li></ul><ul><li>Your literature or sample in conference tote bags (1 piece) </li></ul><ul><li>A 1/8 page ad in conf. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Seeds of Significance Urban Farming / Gardening Conference II <ul><li>Germinator </li></ul><ul><li>$999 - $600 </li></ul><ul><li>Your business name in conference program and on website with link to your URL </li></ul><ul><li>Special recognition with link on conference Facebook Page </li></ul><ul><li>Your literature or packaged sample in conf. tote bags (3 pieces) </li></ul><ul><li>A ½ page ad in conf. journal </li></ul><ul><li>Logo prominent on conference website conference pages </li></ul><ul><li>Thanked from podium </li></ul><ul><li>4 complimentary tickets </li></ul><ul><li>4 volunteer hours </li></ul>
  10. 10. Seeds of Significance Urban Farming / Gardening Conference II <ul><li>Cultivator </li></ul><ul><li>$2000+ </li></ul><ul><li>Your business name in conference program and on website with link to your URL </li></ul><ul><li>Special recognition with link on conference Facebook Page   </li></ul><ul><li>Your literature or packaged sample in conf. tote bags (4 pieces) </li></ul><ul><li>A full-page ad in conference journal (or two ½ page ads) </li></ul><ul><li>Logo prominent on conference website conference pages </li></ul><ul><li>Thanked from podium </li></ul><ul><li>Honorable Mention each radio and special engagement </li></ul><ul><li>6 complimentary tickets </li></ul>
  11. 11. Seeds of Significance Urban Farming / Gardening Conference II <ul><li>Make checks payable to: R.O.O.T.S. Gallery and Culture Center, 187 Hamilton Ave. 43203 </li></ul><ul><li>R.O.O.T.S. Remembering Our Own Traditional Styles. Through the arts, and literature of our culture, </li></ul><ul><li>as Africans born in America . </li></ul>P. Je`sus Patrick Seeds of Significance Conference Coordinator Ph: 614-285-4SOS (4767) Em: inc.pen@gmail.com
  12. 12. Seeds of Significance Urban Farming / Gardening Conference II <ul><li>Saturday, March 26, 2011 will convene at St. Stephen’s Community House to advance, exhibit and produce an urban agrarian culture to youth, advocate for food justice, healthy community development, and job training. </li></ul>P. Je`sus Patrick Seeds of Significance Conference Coordinator Ph: 614-285-4SOS (4767) Em: inc.pen@gmail.com
  13. 13. Planning Committee <ul><li>Kwodwo Ababio </li></ul><ul><li>Tress Augustine </li></ul><ul><li>Natacha Otey </li></ul><ul><li>Wendy Finch McCusker </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Pamela Chapman </li></ul><ul><li>Tom Over </li></ul><ul><li>Hank Koeler </li></ul><ul><li>Yolanda Moser </li></ul><ul><li>P. Je`sus Patrick </li></ul>

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