SNAP-Ed Webinar 2: Recording of "Community Gardens As a Lever to Improve Community Health" (On-demand webinar)

2 modules

Course Length
90 mins

Region IV Public Health Training Center

13 Oct 2021



Note: This is a recording of a webinar held on November 9, 2017.

Training Overview
This is a recording of the live webinar "Community Gardens As a Lever to Improve Community Health" with Fred Conrad.

The course contains two modules: a content module and a resources and evaluation module. After accessing both modules, learners will earn a certificate of completion. When the certificate is available, learners will see a Certificate button on their dashboard.

This recording is approximately 90 minutes. There are no prerequisites. Participants will need a broadband internet connection (Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred browsers) and computer speakers. For technical support, please contact

About the Trainer

Since 1997, the Atlanta Community Food Bank has been fortunate to have Fred Conrad leading its Community Gardens Project. In his role as Community Garden Manager, Fred and his volunteers currently support roughly 150 neighborhood community food gardens across metro Atlanta. In addition to bringing neighbors together to grow their own food, many of these gardens include therapeutic, philanthropic and educational elements.

Fred also serves as a steering committee member for the Atlanta Local Food Initiative and was previously on the Board of Directors of Georgia Organics. Fred holds a certificate in Horticultural Therapy. He is described as a wonderfully talented and gifted gardener.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31680, Public Health Training Centers for $4,348,992. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.


By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Quantify some of the problems related to access to healthy foods in Georgia, particularly for the SNAP-ED eligible population 
  • Describe some of the ways that community gardens can be a lever to improve community health, particularly among low SES population
  • Formulate a plan to put these principles into action in a SNAP-ED intervention in Georgia
  • Appraise some of the relative advantages and disadvantages of their chosen approaches or plans to put the evidence into action
  • List the additional resources and tools needed to successfully carry out the selected interventions 


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Certificate of Completion for Online Module

SNAP-Ed Webinar 2: Recording of "Community Gardens As a Lever to Improve Community Health" (On-demand webinar)
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