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Seeds of Change, Sioux Chef Sean Sherman discussion on culinary uses of local plants

Wednesday, April 14th
10:00 am - 10:50 am

Event Description

Sean Sherman

Chef Sean Sherman, founder of The Sioux Chef. Photo by Heidi Ehalt.

Seeds of Change
10 a.m., April 14

Illinois State’s Horticulture Center will host a discussion of the culinary uses and cultural meanings of local plants. An online informal chat between Chef Sean Sherman with the Director of the ISU Horticulture Center Jessica Chambers; Mac Condill, founder and owner of The 200 Acres; and Shana Bushyhead Condill, National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

During the conversation about a few indigenous plants you will learn more about:
• popular ideas about the plants
• what the plant is like
• culinary uses
• cultural meanings

Registrants will receive a packet of seeds great for your garden, generously donated by The 200 Acres. People who sign up for this event will also get digital materials about the plants, the ISU Horticulture Center, and North American Traditional Indigenous Food Systems (NāTIFS). Register here.

If you will need special accommodations, please contact the event organizer.