NewsAbbey Gardens a key contributor to United Nations Designation for Haliburton County SHARE ON: Kenny Trenton, contributor, Wednesday, Jun. 7th, 2017 Photo: Supplied by Kenny TrentonHaliburton County received a United Nations designation for sustainability education in large part thanks to Abbey Gardens.The county was recognized as a Regional Centre of Expertise two weeks ago because of its progress towards creating green jobs.Gardens Operating Manager Heather Reid says they love to teach visitors about agriculture. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Heather-1.mp3The main component for being an R.C.E. is education on green initiatives.Reid says they have a garden quest that is very popular with children. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Heather-2.mp3According to Reid a couple of tenants at the gardens also teach the public about the green economy.She says Haliburton Solar and Wind has a big educational component. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Heather-3.mp3Reid reminds us that Abbey Gardens offers educational program for people of all ages.