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“The Three Sisters”: Indigenous Origins and Best Growing Practices

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

$10

At 7 p.m. Thursday, March 10, the Piedmont Master Gardeners will present an online lecture by Renée Gokey and Christine Price-Abelow of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian on “The Three Sisters: Indigenous Origins and Best Growing Practices.” They will explore the history of “The Three Sisters” (beans, corn and squash), how best to grow them, and how to learn from indigenous gardening traditions. Admission is $10, and registration to receive the Zoom link begins mid-February at https://piedmontmastergardeners.org/events/. Gokey is the museum’s Teacher Services Coordinator and is a citizen of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma. Price-Abelow is a Smithsonian Gardens Lead Horticulturist and is responsible for a landscape that includes a traditional croplands area and a collection of ethno-botanical plants native to the region.

Details

Date:
March 10
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Cost:
$10
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Website:
https://piedmontmastergardeners.org/events/

Organizer

Piedmont Master Gardeners
Phone:
434-872-4582
Email:
info@piedmontmastergardeners.org
Website:
https://piedmontmastergardeners.org/events/

Venue

Online via Zoom
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States + Google Map