Botanical Adventurers: The Men Who Roamed the Planet to Find Our Everyday Foods
Class of 1945 Lecture
Daniel Stone, National Geographic contributing editor and author of The Food Explorer
Wednesday, September 27; 7:30 p.m.
American supermarkets were not always abundant and diverse as they are today. At the turn of the 20th century, David Fairchild and his team of USDA botanists circled the world in search of novel plants—and in turn, they transformed the American diet. Join their adventures with National Geographic writer Daniel Stone, author of The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats
Date/time: Wednesday, September 26; 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Location: Statler Hall, Cornell University