Kitchen Gardens and Scientific Knowledge in Early America
March 24 @ 2:00 pm
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 at William & Mary, as she reveals how early science was expressed and contested by ordinary people’s labors in their ordinary gardens.
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