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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.

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Friday Night Speaker Series: Abra Lee

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.

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