Appalachian Woodland Edibles & Medicinals - Virtual Program

The Forest Resources Research & Education Center
Oak Ridge
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
7 - 8 pm

Letís journey through the vast and varied Appalachian mountain range with a close-up review of our woodland species. Gain a deeper appreciation of how our current knowledge of plants has evolved through generations of multiple cultural influences, while exploring the lore of our region by listening to the plants tell their stories.

Our presenter, Melody Rose, serves as Extension Agent III in Greene County, Tennessee with the University of Tennessee Extension. Serving in this capacity, her main area of focus in Greene County is the Big Spring Master Gardener Program (BSMGA) and providing research-based horticulture informational programs, along with tobacco and fruit and vegetable programming. Melody grew up in a rural farming community in the Western North Carolina Mountains near Waynesville. Melody holds a BS in Agriculture with an emphasis in Agronomy from Berea College, Berea KY and a MS in Agriculture Leadership, Education, and Communications from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Contact University of Tennessee Arboretum Education Coordinator, Michelle Campanis, with any questions or Register at: www.utarboretumsociety.org


Unless otherwise noted, all events are open to the public.