Growing up Growing –Maria Arambula

Maria Arambula will speak at South Georgia Growing Local 2014:

Gardening is an essential skill that every child and adult should learn. How can we work in our families and communities to ensure that young people understand how our food is grown? This workshop will share creative ideas and resources for gardening with youth of all ages at home and in the community. Attendees will be encouraged to share their own experiences through a fun and collaborative workshop format.

Her conference bio:

Maria Arambula is a mother of two living in Ray City, Georgia. She is a budding social entrepreneur devoted to making South Georgia a better place for families and children living in poverty. She believes that equitable access to healthy food is one of the best starting points for creating opportunity. Recently as project leader for a community-built playground project in Ray City, she worked to leverage national and regional support to improve a limited-resource neighborhood. She has big ideas for the future of South Georgia and would love to share them with you. Her website is

Come to SOGALO2014 and hear Maria Arambula talk about growing up growing!