Chasing Seeds: The Incredible Story of Our Ancient Crops

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Fred Wiseman will be speaking tomorrow (Wednesday, Sept. 2nd from 6-9 pm) at the Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism in Montpelier, Vermont. This is the first in a series of presentations on traditional Wabanaki Crops, Agriculture and Cuisine; Fred’s extensive experience in Wabanaki and ethnobotanical studies has been brought to bear on the archaeological and Colonial Period ethnobotany of Vermont’s indigenous peoples and their neighbors.

Retired Professor Tracks Ancient Seeds

The Plattsburgh Press Republican outlines Fred Wiseman’s upcoming presentation at the Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh, VT on July 19 at 3 pm. Professor Wiseman will discuss his 4-year-old Seeds of Renewal project: searching for, collecting, and restoring many varieties of heirloom seeds used in historical and present-day Abenaki agriculture.