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Exploring Culinary and Medicinal African Plants Tour
Phone (202) 225-8333
Age Suitability All Ages
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Exploring Culinary and Medicinal African Plants Tour

Thursday, May 16, 2013 12:00p

Many foods and medicines come from African plants. For example, 75 percent of the world's cocoa (chocolate) beans are grown by African farmers. Join Beth Burrous on a walking tour of the Conservatory highlighting African plants that are used to make everything from life-saving medicines to sweet and savory foods and coffee. This program is offered in conjunction with the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art's Earth Matters Exhibition.
Location: Tour will meet in the Conservatory Garden Court.

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United States Botanic Garden
100 Maryland Ave. Southwest
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 225-8333
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