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Spring Lecture Series—Michael Carter Jr., “Africulture and Unique Organic Vegetables You’ll Want in Your Home Garden”
March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
In this online presentation, Michael Carter Jr. will highlight the many contributions the African continent and people of African descent have made to farming and food traditions in the United States. He will also introduce some of the unique plants he grows organically at his family’s certified Virginia Century Farm in Orange County. Carter is the fifth generation of his family to farm this property and is managing director of Carter Farms and Africulture, a nonprofit focused on educating the public about the principles, practices, plants, and people of African descent that have contributed to U.S. agriculture.
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