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January 16, 2020 5:30–7:30 pm
Duke Student Wellness Center Room 148
Special Topics

Reaping What We Sow: Plants, Wellness, and Entrepreneurship

Taught by Megan George

Reaping What We Sow: Plants, Wellness, and Entrepreneurship

Megan George, founder of local plant shop Zen Succulent, will be speaking on gardening, health, and entrepreneurship. Following this, participants will be invited to create their own succulent terrariums to take home!

Q&A starting at 5:30pm is open to all. Spots in the terrarium workshop will be first-come, first serve: sign up in person at the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, Duke Student Wellness, the Center for Multicultural Affairs, or the Mary Lou Williams Center beginning at 9am on Wed Jan 15.

Presented by: the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, Duke Student Wellness, the Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture, Duke Black Graduate and Professional Student Association, Duke Create, and the Center for Multicultural Affairs.

About the Speaker

Megan George founded The ZEN Succulent in 2012 after several years of urban gardening and small scale succulent propagation. As the Creative Director & Chief Maker, she directs the brand’s image and the design of all terrarium landscapes. Active in the East Coast crafting community, she also teaches, leads workshops, and has written the book Modern Terrarium Studio (published in 2015 by Fons & Porter).

About the Location

This event meets in the Duke Student Wellness Center, Room 148.

About DukeCreate

DukeCreate is a series of free, hands-on arts workshops designed to help Duke students, staff, and faculty develop a variety of creative skills. Workshops are open to all skill levels and backgrounds. Most take place in the Duke Arts Annex or the Rubenstein Arts Center and are typically held weeknights 6-8pm.

Workshops are free to all Duke students and staff, with priority given to students. Class size is limited. Students must sign up in advance. Registration for the following week’s DukeCreate workshops goes live on Friday mornings – sign up in advance to guarantee your spot!  Online enrollment for Duke staff opens on the day of the workshop. Staff can also show up 10 minutes prior to a workshop in case a slot becomes available. Walk-ins will be accommodated on a space-available basis.

DukeCreate is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (DukeArts) and University Center Activities and Events (UCAE).