Green Festival Speakers
Dave Snyder is a poet and gardener living in Chicago. Since 2004, Snyder has helped manage Ginkgo Organic Gardens, an allvolunteer, organic food bank garden in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood. He is founder and president of the Chicago Rarities Orchard Project, which aims to bring orchards specializing in rare and endangered fruit to Chicago. As a poet, Snyder is a recipient of the Iowa Review Award in Poetry and his work has appeared in Sentence, the Denver Quarterly, Best American Poetry, and elsewhere.