Fri, Feb 11|
Friday Night Speaker Series: Abra Lee
LIFT EV’RY VOICE! Join as we discuss the historic and extraordinary horticultural legacy of some of our nation’s greatest agrarians, artists, writers, photographers, educators, and florists.
Time & Location
Feb 11, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST
Louisville, 1435 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206, USA
About the Event
This lecture will take a deep dive into Kentucky’s plants along with an inclusive perspective on America’s horticulture history.
Abra Lee’s past positions in horticulture include being a Landscape Manager for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and as a horticulturalist at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Currently, she is a historian, lecturer, and freelance horticulture writer with a focus on researching and writing about Black American garden history. Her first book, Conquer the Soil: Black America and the Untold Stories of Our Country’s Gardeners, Farmers, and Growers, will be published later this year.
Cocktail hour from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and alcoholic beverages available. Lecture follows including time for Q & A.
** Due to the ongoing pandemic, this program requires all attendees (regardless of vaccination status) to social distance and wear a face mask. Hand sanitizer stations will be provided. These guidelines may change per local Covid restrictions or CDC recommendations.