AFRICAN AMERICAN TRADITIONS FROM THE GARDEN

FebruaryFeb 10 2024 01:00pm - 02:30pm

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AFRICAN AMERICAN TRADITIONS FROM THE GARDEN 
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2024 

IN-PERSON AT THE TREES FOR HOUSTON BAUER EDUCATION CENTER
1911 WEST 34TH STREET, HOUSTON, TEXAS 77018
KIM PERRY & JANICE BROWN

COMPLIMENTARY

Please join us for a fun, educational, and enlightening class celebrating Black History Month. We will share cultural traditions and the rich history of common fruits and vegetables that have been historically planted in African American gardens. We will look at past and current farmland and the many historic cuisines often served within the African American culture. As a special treat, we ask that you bring one of your favorite written recipes. We will have a special sampling.

Presenters:

Kim Perry was born and raised in Denver, Colorado, where she received her bachelor's degree from Metropolitan State University in the field of Social Work. She also received her Master's degree in Agriculture Science from Texas A&M and currently serves as the Director of Education with Urban Harvest where she oversees the Community Garden Program, school classes and programs, as well as the education classes. Prior to that, Kim was the Harris County Extension Agent for Prairie View University where she facilitated educational workshops and classes for farmers and urban gardeners. For the past six years, Kim has been one of the Harris County Master Gardeners and was awarded the Outstanding Service Award in 2020. She's been featured on several news channels, in many blogs, newsletters, and educational speaking engagements. During her downtime, she loves to garden, paint, and make soap.

Janice Brown has over 20 years of gardening experience on the Gulf Coast. She is the owner of On the Grow Garden coaching service which has been serving the Houston metro area for 10 years. She's a Master Gardener and Master Naturalist who uses her extensive knowledge to coach new gardeners to gardening success. As a consultant, she is the residential garden expert for the Texas Home and Garden Show and has consulted for a multitude of garden projects in the city of Houston. http://www.girlonthegrow.com

If you cannot attend the class as scheduled, there are no refunds or substitutions. Registration will close 24  hours prior to most classes and 48 hours before all Sunday Classes.

(After registration you will receive two emails, one is a receipt and the other will be sent 3 days prior to the class with event details that include a Zoom link or location, parking and contact information. Contact education@urbanharvest.org for questions.)

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