ANN MASI MEMORIAL GARDEN PROGRAM
AT WOOD MEMORIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM
The Down to Earth Garden Club, The Wood Library & Museum, and the FOOD Alliance
invite you to attend a lecture
on Wednesday, April 18, 2018
7:00 – 9:00 PM
With Patricia Klindienst
Writer, teacher, scholar, and public speaker, Patricia Klindienst has made the American immigrant experience her subject for more than a decade.
FOOD, CULTURE, AND SUSTAINABILITY in the GARDENS OF ETHNIC AMERICANS
Her first book of nonfiction, THE EARTH KNOWS MY NAME, tells the stories of fifteen ethnic Americans who transmit their cultural heritage through their gardens. Praised by readers as diverse as Dr. Jane Goodall and Barry Lopez, Klindienst’s eloquent and passionate rendering of the voices of ethnic peoples has been called “An original and exemplary kind of cultural study” by Geoffrey Hartman, Sterling Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature and co-founder of the Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimony at Yale, who characterizes her book as “…essential reading for anyone seriously interested in the growing reality that an ancient ecological relationship, imaginative and religious in its intensity, is slipping away.”
WINNER OF AN AMERICAN BOOK AWARD FOR 2007
Come Grow with Us!