Past Event

The Earth in Her Hands: 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants

March 13, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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New York Botanical Garden (Ross Hall), 2900 Southern Boulevard, New York

Event Description: 

Delve into the many ways in which women in horticulture—from botanists and landscape architects to artists and activists—profoundly impact the world today. Popular public radio host Jennifer Jewell shares stories about the paradigm-shifting women she profiles in The Earth in Her Hands, including celebrated author and avid gardener Jamaica Kincaid who calls memory part of “the gardener’s real palette.”

Don’t miss a rare opportunity to hear one of our finest writers talk about one of her greatest loves, when Kincaid joins public radio host Jennifer Jewell for a penetrating conversation about gardens, the plants that fill them, and the persons who tend them. 

Event Speakers:

  • Jamaica Kincaid, award-winning Caribbean-American writer
  • Jennifer Jewell, Creator, Writer, and Host of Cultivating Place

Event Information: 

Tickets available via the event webpage. Hosted by the New York Botanical Garden