Category Archives: Previous Events

January 2020 Meeting Announcement

We hope you will join
The Garden Club of Weaverville
for Our January Meeting

Program: FEAST – Empowerment through hands-on cooking & gardening education 

Tuesday, January 14 at 9:30 am

In the Weaverville Town Hall Community Room
[30 South Main Street]

Cathy Cleary will speak about the FEAST program she co-founded in 2009. FEAST (the acronym for Fresh, Easy, Affordable, Sustainable, Tasty) is a program of the Asheville based Bountiful Cities nonprofit and is focused on empowering youth and families through hands-on cooking and gardening education.

Cathy is the author of The Southern Harvest Cookbook and The West End Bakery and Café Cookbook. She and her partner opened the West End Bakery and Café in 2000. As a cook, baker, gardener, and event planner she focuses on food equity and sustainable agriculture.

The Garden Club of Weaverville is a co-ed, non-profit organization open to everyone. For more information on what we do, becoming a member or supporting the club visit our website.

Bird-Friendly Gardening – Tuesday, December 10 at 9:30 am

We hope you will join
The Garden Club of Weaverville
for Our December Meeting

Program: How to be a Bird-Friendly Gardener 

Tuesday, December 10 at 9:30 am

In the Weaverville Town Hall Community Room
[30 South Main Street]

Chris Davenport, from Reems Creek Nursery will share his experience and insights regarding how to make your garden a year-round haven for birds.  He will  discuss the types of plants and habitats that will attract beneficial birds to your garden, and how to create and maintain a bird-friendly environment.

Before joining Reems Creek Nursery Chris spent fourteen years with Head-Lee Nursery in Seneca, SC; five years with Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA; and two years with the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Chris is an avid home gardener and bird watcher. He loves to travel with his family to view cultivated gardens and explore untrampled wilderness.

The Garden Club of Weaverville is a co-ed, non-profit organization open to everyone. For more information on what we do, becoming a member or supporting the club visit our website.

Protecting & Preserving the Blue Ridge Parkway – Tuesday, November 19 at 9:30 am

We hope you will join
The Garden Club of Weaverville
for Our November Meeting

Program: Protecting & Preserving the Blue Ridge Parkway 

Tuesday, November 19 at 9:30 am

In the Weaverville Town Hall Community Room
[30 South Main Street]

Carolyn Ward, CEO of the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation (https://www.brpfoundation.org) will share information about Foundation projects and programs to help ensure the Blue Ridge Parkway is protected now and into the future.

Carolyn’s distinguished career has spanned three decades from field interpreter at Hungry Mother State Park to CEO of the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation. She was born in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Southwestern Virginia, graduated from Emory and Henry College, and received her Master’s degree and Ph.D. from Virginia Tech in Forestry. She is a decorated professor, award-winning researcher and author whose life’s work has been dedicated to building bridges and making connections.

The Garden Club of Weaverville is a co-ed, non-profit organization open to everyone. For more information on what we do, becoming a member or supporting the club visit our website.