The American colonists were botanists and herbalists. They had to be! Plants were their medicines to aid their families and their livestock. Herbs did everything from flavoring food as well as masking the taste of spoiled meat. Herbs covered up the odors of unwashed bodies and clothing. And more. Are you aware that during the Revolutionary War, patriots relied on their knowledge of plants in gardens and forests to survive skirmishes with the British Redcoats?
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October 5, 2023 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm