Growing A Revolution: America’s Founding Gardeners
The founding fathers won a war, established a government and birthed a nation. And through it all, they never forgot to water the plants. Monticello garden director Peter Hatch and historian Andrea Wulf discuss how Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Madison helped create the uniquely American garden. On NPR’s Science Friday program (July 1, 2011)
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How Do We Define Food Heritage?The Virginia Food Heritage Project recognizes food as part of cultural identity and cultural heritage. Recognizing that heritage encompasses the origins of plants and animals and their dispersal, as well as the locations where people have historically processed, prepared, exchanged, sold, or consumed foods, we seek to document the connection between the food we eat, the land it comes from, and the people who produce it. Read More
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