Roots, Shoots and Fruits Exhibit

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Project of
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
In Progress
Start Date
April 2011
End Date
September 2011
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Project Overview

This seasonal temporary exhibit will feature an edible garden of vegetables, fruits and herbs developed by professional horticultural and education staff. Guests will learn gardening techniques, fun ways to prepare edibles, healthy recipes, natural pest control, and successful garden varieties for Minnesota.

2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)
  • At least 300,000 visitors will view the exhibit.
  • 80% of visitor surveys will report being educated and inspired by the presence of living things in our environment.
  • 2 seasonal interpreter positions will be available to young people preparing for careers in horticulture or education.
Administered By
Administered by

200 Administration Building
50 Sherburne Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55155