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Terry Tempest Williams

A Sense of Voice: A Sense of Place

Free Fuqua Lecture
Tuesday, March 5
7 p.m.

AlsLecture
Thursday, November 4
7 p.m.Alston Lecture
Thursday, November 4
7 p.m., November 4
7 p.m.Alston Lecture
Thursday, November 4
7 p.m.

Join Terry Tempest Williams at the Atlanta Botanical Garden for a free Fuqua Lecture and learn about the power of engagement and how voices on behalf of nature, both human and wild, matter more than ever.

Terry Tempest Williams is the author of 14 books including Refuge, Leap, The Open Space of Democracy, and most recently, Finding Beauty in a Broken World. The recepient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship and a lannan Literary Fellowship in creative nonfiction, she divides her time between Utah and Wyoming.

A book-signing follows the lecture.

The Dorothy Chapman Fuqua Lecture series is made possible through the generous support of the families of Edwina and Tom Johnson, and Duvall and Rex Fuqua. Admission to the lecture is free, and no reservations are required.

Looking for something a little out of the ordinary to grow in next year’s garden? This presentation will introduce a variety of edibles many probably never thought about growing including wasabi, hops, truffles and yard-long beans. Learn a little bit about how to grow them and a lot about where to find plants, seeds, and more information for harvesting unique garden goodies next year.
 
Dr. Jeanine Davis is an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in the Department of Horticultural Science at North Carolina State University.  For more than 20 years her program has focused on helping farmers improve the sustainability and profitability of their farms. Medicinal herbs are her specialty, and she has conducted many studies on developing commercially viable production systems for native herbs such as goldenseal, black cohosh, bloodroot and ramps. Some of her current projects include establishing an organic research unit at one of the university‚Äôs mountain research stations, working with local farmers to grow hops and truffles, and participating in a project to develop an East Coast broccoli industry. She is also the co-author of ‚ÄúGrowing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and Other Woodland Medicinals.‚Äù
 
Davis will also present a full-day seminar on Saturday, November 6, Grow Your Own Pharmacy.
 
The Philip and Elkin Alston Lecture series is made possible through the generous support of the Charles Loridans Foundation. Admission to the lecture is free, and no reservations are required.for something a little out of the ordinary to grow in next year’s garden? This presentation will introduce a variety of edibles many probably never thought about growing including wasabi, hops, truffles and yard-long beans. Learn a little bit about how to grow them and a lot about where to find plants, seeds, and more information for harvesting unique garden goodies next year.
 
Dr. Jeanine Davis is an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in the Department of Horticultural Science at North Carolina State University.  For more than 20 years her program has focused on helping farmers improve the sustainability and profitability of their farms. Medicinal herbs are her specialty, and she has conducted many studies on developing commercially viable production systems for native herbs such as goldenseal, black cohosh, bloodroot and ramps. Some of her current projects include establishing an organic research unit at one of the university‚Äôs mountain research stations, working with local farmers to grow hops and truffles, and participating in a project to develop an East Coast broccoli industry. She is also the co-author of ‚ÄúGrowing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and Other Woodland Medicinals.‚Äù
 
Davis will also present a full-day seminar on Saturday, November 6, Grow Your Own Pharmacy.
 
The Philip and Elkin Alston Lecture series is made possible through the generous support of the Charles Loridans Foundation. Admission to the lecture is free, and no reservations are required.http://atlantabotanicalgarden.org/node/1257/editLooking for something a little out of the ordinary to grow in next year’s garden? This presentation will introduce a variety of edibles many probably never thought about growing including wasabi, hops, truffles and yard-long beans. Learn a little bit about how to grow them and a lot about where to find plants, seeds, and more information for harvesting unique garden goodies next year.
 
Dr. Jeanine Davis is an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in the Department of Horticultural Science at North Carolina State University.  For more than 20 years her program has focused on helping farmers improve the sustainability and profitability of their farms. Medicinal herbs are her specialty, and she has conducted many studies on developing commercially viable production systems for native herbs such as goldenseal, black cohosh, bloodroot and ramps. Some of her current projects include establishing an organic research unit at one of the university‚Äôs mountain research stations, working with local farmers to grow hops and truffles, and participating in a project to develop an East Coast broccoli industry. She is also the co-author of ‚ÄúGrowing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and Other Woodland Medicinals.‚Äù
 
Davis will also present a full-day seminar on Saturday, November 6, Grow Your Own Pharmacy.
 
The Philip and Elkin Alston Lecture series is made possible through the generous support of the Charles Loridans Foundation. Admission to the lecture is free, and no reservations are require

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