Appalachian Woodland Edibles & Medicinals with Melody Rose

Tuesday July 20, 2021 7:00 PM EDT
Trail with Trillium grandiflorum
Serpent Mound Trail, Large White Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum)

Tuesday, July 20, 7pm EST on Zoom Appalachian Woodland Edibles & Medicinals -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 University of Tennessee Arboretum Education Coordinator, Michelle Campanis, with any questions or registration issues at

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