ASLA/ACE Mentor Program
Legacy Project

okIn 2008, ASLA introduced the Legacy Project as a gift to the host city of the annual meeting and EXPO. The host chapter ASLA members team up with the local affiliate of the ACE Mentor Program to design a project using products donated by our generous EXPO exhibitors to be installed after the meeting. Many EXPO exhibitors donate products and plants for the project, allowing ASLA to give back to the city that hosts the meeting.

This year’s ASLA legacy project will upgrade the horticulture program greenhouse and build a courtyard garden at Metro Tech High School in Phoenix. Metro Tech provides vocational training to students from 15 high schools in the Phoenix Union High School District. The ASLA Arizona chapter will work with ACE mentor students and Metro Tech students and faculty to upgrade the facilities with paved spaces, raised planters, benches, and gardens. Our intrepid volunteers are developing the project as a coordinated effort with the schools’ Culinary Department and the Drafting Department, incorporating into the curriculum.

Items that are still needed are a Shade Structure and Outdoor Kitchen Applicances. If you can provide any of these, please contact Karla Hunt, at KHunt@j2design.us. If you don’t see your plants or products listed, offer them anyway. Karla and her fabulous volunteers will try to incorporate them into the design.

Click here to see pictures of the design charette! http://on.fb.me/Okk3Xa

ASLA would like to thank the generous sponsors who have donated products already. And don't forget to stop by their booths at the EXPO!

 

Acker-Stone 1741 Mycorrhizal Applications 315
ACO Polymer Products 1429 Neenah Foundry 936
AEC Software 1543 Nemetschek Vectorworks 833
CAST Lighting LLC 1542 Oly-Ola Edgings 1640
Curv-Rite, Inc. 419 Rain Bird Corporation 922
Designmaster Fence/Deacero 218 Soil Retention 1641
DuMor Site Furnishings 413 Sollos / Halco Lighting 643
EJ Company 1229 Sportworks 1537
Forms and Surfaces 1061 Stabilizer Solutions 1525
FX Luminaire 729 Studio Iron 1860
GrupFabregas 1146 Suntory  
Hunter Industries 828 Tensile Shade Products 885
Keystone Ridge Designs 759 The Synthetic Grass Store 785
Kornegay Design 959 ValleyCrest 1436
KriStar Enterprises 1243 Victor Stanley 1531


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