From avocados to kale, mangoes to cherry blossom trees, some of the plants and foods dearest to our hearts were introduced to America by one intrepid 19th-century botanist and explorer: Daniel Fairchild. In Daniel Stone’s delightfully captivating biography, we travel along with Fairchild as he makes his way around the globe, battling disease and difficulties with the law, to bring back many plant species which would change the course of America’s culinary history.
Discuss this delicious tale at our July 29th discussion at 7pm.
Registration recommended. Register here.