Arts and Theatre

Food in the Garden: Seeds of Innovation

From heirlooms to biotech, how have seeds fed us in the past and how will seeds feed the future? On Aug. 20, Paul Blundell of the Seed Saver’s Exchange and other seed experts and historians will discuss the impact of seeds, seed saving, and seed technology on our historic and modern food systems. The evening will start with an engaging panel and follow with an interactive reception where you can learn and taste even more.  Reception activities include:

  • Tours of the historical Victory Garden
  • Custom cocktails by Green Hat Gin Distillery
  • Artifacts from Smithsonian Libraries
  • Historic seed boxes and packets from Smithsonian Gardens
  • Demonstrations of Bird Friendly Coffee
  • Seed Savers Exchange Learning Station
  • Delicious snacks and garden fresh, historically-inspired food

Where:
Victory Garden, National Museum of American History
Constitution Ave and 12th St NW
Washington, DC

When:
August 20, 2015
6-8 p.m.

Tickets: $40.00
Purchase Tickets: http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?pid=8060839
Event Website: http://americanhistory.si.edu/hubs/food/pages/food-garden

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