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Young in Heart & Friends – Fall Field Trip

Tue., October 17th, 202310:15am – 3:30pm

Please join us for a delicious lunch, followed by guest speaker, Julie Weisenhorn, Extension Horticulturist, for the state of Minnesota. Julie holds master’s degrees in both visual communication and horticulture from the University of Minnesota, where she taught landscape design, and served as state director of the Master Gardener Program. In her current position, Julie has statewide responsibility for horticulture teaching, research and outreach, with special focus on plant selection, and sustainable residential landscape design. One of Julie’s most recent projects was the design and installation of The Foodscape Garden, which surrounds Myers Education Center at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. In addition to all this, she also appears regularly on WCCO’s Smart Gardens radio show. In Julie’s own words, “This is the best job I have ever had!” 

Event Timeline:

  • 10:15am: Meet at the Mpls Campus, bus departs at 10:30am
  • 10:45am: Arrive at 7500 York Ave, bus departs at 11am
  • 12noon: Lunch at the West Campus
  • 1:25pm: Load buses for U of M Apple House
  • 1:40-2:20pm: Apple House Event
  • 3pm: Arrive at 7500 York Ave S
  • 3:20pm: Arrive at Mpls Campus

Registration for busing is limited to 50 people.  Cost information below:
Option 1: Lunch, Event and Bus Transportation: $25
Option 2: Lunch and Event Only: $10, NO TRANSPORTATION.

Registration will be open through October 10 below, or by contacting Tricia Asuncion at or 612.767.2210.

When: Tuesday, October 17th, 2023 at 10:15am

Where: West Campus

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