Beth Burrous, Biochemist and USBG Volunteer
Many foods and medicines come from African plants. For example, 75 percent of the world's cocoa (chocolate) beans are grown by African farmers. Join Beth Burrous on a walking tour of the Conservatory highlighting African plants that are used to make everything from life-saving medicines to sweet and savory foods and coffee. This program is offered in conjunction with the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art's Earth Matters Exhibition.
Date: Thursday, April 25
Time: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Tour will meet in the Conservatory Garden Court
FREE: No pre-registration required