Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: The Surprising Histories of Common Garden Vegetables

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"Wolf Peaches, Poisoned Peas, and Madame Pompadour's Underwear: The Surprising Histories of Common Garden Vegetables".  Spring will come, and with it planting season! Many of us look at vegetables as side dishes and simple food items, but vegetables have a hidden history that reveals a major role in human events. Local scientist and author Rebecca Rupp shares some of the lesser known origins, historical legends and stories behind common garden vegetables.

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1 Thursday May 1, 2014 at 10:30 PM
2 Friday May 2, 2014 at 3:30 AM
3 Friday May 2, 2014 at 9:30 AM
4 Saturday May 3, 2014 at 1:45 PM
5 Sunday May 4, 2014 at 3:15 PM
6 Wednesday May 7, 2014 at 1:00 PM
7 Sunday May 11, 2014 at 3:35 PM
8 Friday May 16, 2014 at 5:35 AM
9 Friday May 16, 2014 at 11:35 AM


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