Who's it for?
The Roots Down Roadshow can be tailored to any audience that has an interest in designing, building, and maintaining more environmentally-friendly landscapes.
What you'll learn.
You'll leave the Roots Down Roadshow with the knowledge and connections you need to bring Productive Urban Landscapes to your community.
The fiscal, social, and environmental costs of modern landscaping
The benefits of Productive Urban Landscapes
Case studies and examples of PUL's in action
Practical next steps for growing better spaces
Everything you need to get growing!
Learn how Productive Urban Landscapes can provide your home, project, or community with a unique space for learning and climate resilience.
Get to know each other, learn about the presenter background, the agenda, and what you can expect from the Roadshow.
Learn about the fiscal, social, and environmental problems caused by modern landscaping design and maintenance techniques, and how that connects to the wider issues of climate change and ecological destruction.
CASE STUDY: ONE BUDGET TO ANOTHER
We show how landscaping budgets effect the long term financial health of organizations by impacting expenditures elsewhere.
BUSTING THE MYTHS OF MODERN LANDSCAPING
Discussion of common landscaping myths and maintenance issues.
THE SOLUTION: PRODUCTIVE URBAN LANDSCAPES
Through examples, stories, and engaging visuals, learn how Productive Urban Landscapes turn landscaping budgets into powerful drivers of ecological change.
CASE STUDY: COTTAGES ON VAUGHAN AND THE CLARKSTON CAMPUS
Learn how Roots Down, MicroLife Institute, and DeKalb County partnered up to create unique landscapes that educate, fight climate change, and feed people.
HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED
Identify your role and sphere of influence, learn how you can get certified, and find the best way for you to get involved in the Roots Down revolution. There's a lot to do, and there's room for everyone.
Get your questions answered by our panel of experts.
Every attendee gets an exclusive electronic welcome kit with a special edition of our book Grow, Don't Mow, worksheets, and coupons for discounts on our property and individual certification packages.