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Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden, with Peter Hatch
September 17, 2015 @ 19:00 - 20:30Free
Thomas Jefferson wrote, “The greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add a useful plant to its culture,” and Monticello’s terraced vegetable garden became an experimental laboratory. While growing over 330 vegetable and 170 fruit varieties, Jefferson was also a pioneer in supporting farmer’s markets and promoting vegetable cookery. Restored in 1984, the garden and the Jefferson legacy continue to inspire the farm to table movement today. Mr. Hatch is Director of Gardens & Grounds Emeritus for the Thomas Jefferson Foundation. Ages 16+. No registration required.