Kentucky Historical Society
KHS to Host June Food for Thought: Every Seed has a Story
FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 25, 2011) — The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) will host Food for Thought: Every Seed has a Story with Deborah Larkin at noon on Wednesday, June 15 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in downtown Frankfort.
The heirloom vegetables, herbs and flowers that people eat, savor and enjoy each come with unique histories. Deborah Larkin, a specialist in heirloom plants and their traditional uses, will share techniques on seed saving and heirloom gardening. Larkin worked as horticulturist/herbalist at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill for 27 years.
The menu for the luncheon features crudités with Benedictine dip, spinach salad, grilled chicken, farm stand corn salad, country-style green beans, honey cornbread muffins, blackberry cobbler and iced tea or coffee.
Tickets to the Food for Thought luncheon, which is part of the KHS Highlighting History series, are $18 for KHS members and $23 for other patrons. To make a reservation, contact Julia Curry at 502-564-1792, ext. 4414 or Julia.Curry@ky.gov. Reservations are required by June 10.
The KHS Highlighting History series includes History Speaks!, Food for Thought and special Thursday evening programs and offers guests an opportunity to explore a wide variety of historical topics. Highlighting History is provided through the generous support of the KHS Foundation. To find out more about Highlighting History and other KHS programs, visit www.history.ky.gov.