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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 Duke Arts Create

Duke Arts Create is a series of free, hands-on arts workshops designed to help all Duke students, including graduate and professional students (including Duke Health), as well as Duke faculty and staff develop a variety of creative skills in the visual arts, dance and movement, creative writing and more. Workshops are open to all skill levels and backgrounds. Most workshops are held in the Duke Arts Annex, the Rubenstein Arts Center or the Duke Arts Office 2101 and are typically held weeknights from 6-8 p.m.

Registration for the following week’s workshops go live on Friday mornings at 9 a.m. – sign up in advance to guarantee your spot. Didn’t get a spot? No problem! We always reserve space for walk-ins. Email DukeCreate@duke.edu if you have any questions. Sign up for the monthly newsletter here, which includes the full list of classes offered during the following month.

Duke Arts Create is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (Duke Arts).