Gammon House Underground Railroad Site Presents Guest Lecturer Jim Embry

The Gammon House Underground Railroad Site is thrilled to announce an exciting event that is sure to captivate history enthusiasts and gardening aficionados alike. We are delighted to host the 2023 James Beard Award winner, Agrarian Intellectual Activist, and esteemed guest lecturer, Jim Embry.

Join us Sunday, February 18, 2024, from 2-4pm

Jim Embry will be presenting a fascinating lecture on the subject of “The 1850 Kitchen Garden: Then & Now”. This event promises to offer an intriguing look into the past, examining the role and evolution of kitchen gardens from the mid-19th century to the present day.

A recognized authority in his field, Embry’s work as an Agrarian Intellectual Activist has garnered him numerous accolades. Notably, he won the highly coveted James Beard Award in 2023, further solidifying his reputation as a leading voice in historical agricultural practices and sustainability.

The lecture will take place at the Gammon House, located at 620 Piqua Place, Springfield, OH. 45506. Known for its rich history as a stop on the Underground Railroad, the Gammon House serves as a poignant venue for this exploration of historical horticultural practices. In addition to its historical significance, the Gammon House also provides a picturesque backdrop for this unique event.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from one of the leading experts in the field. Whether you’re a history buff, a gardening enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates an engaging and educational experience, this lecture is sure to provide valuable insights.

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We look forward to welcoming you to this special event at the Gammon House Underground Railroad Site.