FRIENDS:Zoom: Longwood Gardens' Community Read with Abra Lee

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hershey Public Library

Event Details

Join us on Zoom and pick up a copy of A Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man's Love Affair with Nature by J. Drew Lanham.  We will be joined by Abra Lee to discuss her experiences as a African American woman Horticulture and a historical view of conservation in our area.  Dr. Lanhams book is a wonderfully lyrical read and will offer a wonderful foundation for Abra Lee's talk.  

Abra Lee @conquerthesoil is a public horticulture leader in the making. From rural roots in Georgia, to a passion for the best contemporary Rhythm & Blues and hip hop music, fashion style, and the carefully curated details of hairstyles and nails - Abra sees the interweaving of horticulture and our everyday lives as a path to increasing horticulture’s relevance and importance for everyone.
An advocate for Planting Your Truth – she’s a member of the 2019-2020 cohort of The Longwood Fellows and she shares more about her plant life journey on Cultivating Place this week.  

Event Type(s): Adult Programs, Teen Program
Age Group(s): 6th grade +

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