Free Weekend Workshop and Social Gathering - A great success!

Friday, May 21, 2010 to Saturday, May 22, 2010
Grand Valley, Ontario - Site of last year's festival.
Beginner Seminar
2010 Canada May 24th Mini Festival at Grand Valley


A couple of the DSWAC students at the May 24 workshop begin to figure out how to cope in the hot weather.


Read Willa Wicks article about this event posted in the Members Only Area of the DSWAC website 



Karen Landman will be designing the gardens for the Grand Valley Blackhouse. 

photo by Doug Jamieson 

Karen has a background in landscape architecture, rural planning and development, and cultural geography.  She has had a design practice for over 20 years, specializing in planting design, and has worked as a County planner.  Since 2002, she has been a full-time faculty member at the University of Guelph.  In 2007, Karen was the recipient of the OAC Distinguished Professor Award.

Current research interests include green infrastructure, urban agriculture, local food systems, urban to rural linkages, and community landscape-stewardship planning.  Karen is also Research Coordinator for The Arboretum at the University of Guelph.