Join us for a night of stories with open leegardener, educator, and author of an upcoming book Conquer the Soil: The Untold Stories of Black America and Our Country’s Gardeners, Farmers and Growers.
Her work centers around unearthing what she calls “love stories” about the historical and cultural richness of gardens in the United States. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, Fine Gardening, Veranda Magazine, and NPR. Lee is a graduate of the Auburn University School of Agriculture and alumni of the Longwood Gardens Society of Fellows, a global network of public horticultural professionals.
The program will be held in the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor at 136 Broadway Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203. Lee will tell stories from 5:30 p.m. to he at 6:30 p.m., followed by a light reception.
Seats are limited as this is a free event. Advance registration is required.