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LUNCHTIME LECTURE
EXOTIC AND DECADENT
Chocolate and Vanilla

Continue the Valentine’s Day celebration with plant expert and foodie Mark Ragland as he explores the exciting and exotic history of chocolate and vanilla. Learn about the plants behind these delicious and decadent ingredients as well as how to incorporate them into delectable savory and sweet treats. Enjoy the savory and sweet delights of chocolate and vanilla infused dishes in a post-lecture luncheon.

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Register Member $65

Register Non-Member $78

Date:
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Time:
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Event Details

Chocolate and VanillaAll programs subject to change.

Meet the Instructor

Mark Ragland is past chairman of the VA Commonwealth Unit of the Herb Society of America, an avid photographer, lifelong traveler and self-proclaimed foodie. Gardening since age 12, the gardens at his home in southern Virginia were featured on PBS and in Country Gardens. He presents regularly across Virginia on such topics as herbs, vegetables, garden design, photography and tea.