Food in the Garden Series

The National Museum of American History is holding tastes, tours, and talks in its new Victory Garden throughout the summer! Here are the details:

Food in the Garden

Thursdays 6-8 PM
July 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15, 2013

Join us this summer for tastes, tours, and talks outside in the new Victory Garden on the east side of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History! The Museum’s American Food History Project and Smithsonian Gardens are bringing together local growers, practitioners, educators, and researchers to explore and experience where our food comes from and how we grow it. Enjoy evenings of locally produced food, drinks, and dynamic conversation in a relaxed garden atmosphere.

Heirlooms: Old, New, Local, Global
July 18, 2013, 6-8 p.m.
Taste history while preserving it

Foraging: Finding Food at Your Feet
July 25, 2013, 6-8 p.m.
Food is all around us! Discover where to find food in your own backyard… and what to do with it.

Grow Now: Local Growers Spill the Beans
August 1, 2013, 6-8 p.m.
Can gardening change the world? Join a conversation about gardening as an educational act of change in our local communities and across the country.

Pay Dirt
August 8, 2013, 6-8 p.m.
Your soil is more than just dirt. How does the soil make a difference in the food you eat?

Celebrate Julia Child’s 101st Birthday!
August 15, 2013, 6-8 p.m.
Celebrate the 101st birthday of an American culinary icon with a film screening of Julie & Julia courtesy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

$20 tickets include two cocktails featuring Green Hat Gin and WildCraft Soda, with food from local farms.

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