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Gardening Book Club Meeting; Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

  • Agraria 131 E Dayton Yellow Springs Rd Yellow Springs United States (map)

Come on out for another reading with the Gardening Book Club featuring Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants! This event has been moved to Agraria; potluck will begin at 6pm, with book discussion to follow.

“As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer as been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these lenses of knowledge together to show that the awakening of a wider ecological consciousness requires the acknowledgment and celebration of our reciprocal relationship with the rest of the living world. For only when we can hear the languages of other beings are we capable of understanding the generosity of the earth, and learning to give our own gifts in return.”