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Appalachian Woodland Edibles & Medicinals

Presenter:  Melody Rose

Registration is required for this free event. Register here

Let’s journey through the vast and varied Appalachian mountain range with a close-up review of our woodland species. Gain a deeper appreciation of how our current knowledge of plants has evolved through generations of multiple cultural influences, while exploring the lore of our region by listening to the plants tell their stories. Registration for this free Zoom program is required. The program will be recorded and all registrants will be sent link for the recording after the program. Closed captioning is available for this program.

Our presenter, Melody Rose, serves as Extension Agent III in Greene County, Tennessee with the University of Tennessee Extension. Serving in this capacity, her main area of focus in Greene County is the Big Spring Master Gardener Program (BSMGA) and providing research-based horticulture informational programs, along with tobacco and fruit and vegetable programming. Melody grew up in a rural farming community in the Western North Carolina Mountains near Waynesville. There she gained an appreciation for bluegrass music (yep, she plays); burley tobacco (strong work ethic); and the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains (HOME)! .  Melody holds a BS in Agriculture with an emphasis in Agronomy from Berea College, Berea KY and a MS in Agriculture Leadership, Education, and Communications from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Contact Michelle Campanis at or 865-483-7277 for questions or registration issues.

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Register here to receive your Zoom link. The program will be recorded so you may view it later if you are unable to attend at the scheduled time.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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