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Fresh Produce: Kansas's Orchardists, Market Growers, and Truck Farmers

Date and Time: July 18, 2019, 7:00 PM CT

Location: Eudora Community Center, 1630 Elm St, Eudora
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Presented by Cindy Higgins

This historical presentation highlights Kansas's commercial specialty crops, agriculture experimentation, horticultural "royalty" marketing, and the evolving local foods movement. Learn about Kansas's nationally-known heritage apple; the crabapple king's downfall; the successful grow-secrets of freed slaves, entrepreneurs, and early suburbanites; the state's connection to exotic fruit introduction; the 1960s counterculture influence on today's market mainstays; future outlooks; and county-specific produce projection.

Sponsored by: Eudora Area Historical Society

For more information about this event, please contact:
Ben Terwilliger
(785) 690-7900
http://www.cityofeudoraks.gov/100/Eudora-Community-Museum

 

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