[PAST EVENT] "Kitchen Gardens and Scientific Knowledge in Early America"
LocationStryker Center, Boundary Street
Access & Features
- Open to the public
From grafting apple trees to observing the weather, early Americans were constantly applying know-how to make the most of their kitchen gardens. Their knowledge also drove wider botanical exchange networks, discourse, and publication. Join Holly Gruntner, PhD candidate in history, as she reveals how early science was expressed and contested by ordinary people’s labors in their ordinary gardens.
March 24, 2 p.m. in the Stryker Center, 412 N. Boundary Street.
The Emerging Scholars Series is offered in partnership between the A&S Graduate Center and the Williamsburg Regional Library.
[[sgglos,Sarah Glosson, Graduate Center]]