Mama Earth has presented more than 60 installments of Grow Where You Are lectures and workshops with internationally recognized Urban Farmer, Eugene Cooke. Whether we are at schools, universities, senior centers or teaching gardens, the talks are brimming with helpful information for students, parents, teachers and community organizers. Eugene teaches participants HOW to garden, but more importantly, he reminds us WHY we tend the garden: to be grounded, to have a childlike sense of wonder about the world around us, to build community. Planting is a service that can transform YOUR community, neighborhood, school or faith-based institution. Participants learn about working examples of grassroots solutions that increase access to healthy food, skills and resources.