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May 07, 2010
Gwinnett Tech Horticulture Program Hosts Edible Plant Sale
May 12 Sale Will Be Open to the Community
Gwinnett Technical College's Environmental Horticulture program is holding its second annual community edible plant sale on Wednesday, May 12, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Gwinnett Tech Greenhouse, adjacent to Building 600.
The edible plant sale features produce and herbs grown by Gwinnett Tech horticulture students and raises money for the Environmental Horticulture program. Items featured in this sale include:
- Sweet Peppers
- Hot Peppers
"The edible plant sale is a chance for the horticulture students to literally share the fruits of their labor with the community," says Aaron Poulsen, Environmental Horticulture program director. "We receive great feedback and participation from the community any time we host a plant sale, and we really look forward to these events."
Gwinnett Tech offers an associate degree and a diploma program in Environmental Horticulture, plus certificate options that train students for employment as a landscape design technician, landscape/greenhouse installation technician, and in floral design.
GTC offers more than 45 degree, diploma and certificate program options that you can finish in two years or less. For more information on all programs, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.
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About Gwinnett Tech
Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, serves more than 21,000 students annually to meet the workforce training needs of the region. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech’s service area includes Gwinnett and North Fulton counties. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or callÂ 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College.Â In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visitÂ www.GwinnettTech.edu.
A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.