Description

Judith Sumner, botanist and award-winning author of American Household Botany: A history of Useful plants, 1620-1900, The Natural History of Medicinal Plants, and newly released Plants Go to War: A Botanical History (McFarland & Company), returns to Strawbery Banke Museum for a slide-based lecture on topics related to ornamentals, herbs, and native species. Participants learn about a range of medicinal and culinary species—from use in ancient traditions to gourmet cookery, military history, and modern medicine. In addition, the talk will include special emphasis on herb use during World War II, with references to Judith's recently published book. Join us for this intriguing overview of medicinal and culinary plants—from ancient traditions to gourmet cookery, military history, and modern medicine. Members $10; Non-members $15

Venue Details
Strawbery Banke TYCO Visitors Center
14 Hancock Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801, United States
SBM is an outdoor living history museum a place to gather, learn, explore