Jennifer Jewell

presents The Earth in Her Hands: 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants. In this beautiful and empowering book, Jennifer Jewell—host of public radio’s award-winning program and podcast Cultivating Place—introduces 75 inspiring women. Working in wide-reaching fields that include botany, floral design, landscape architecture, farming, herbalism, and food justice, these influencers are creating change from the ground up.

To reserve your seat, please purchase a copy of The Earth in Her Hands by speaking to a bookseller or clicking on the cover below.

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 7:30pm

Profiled women include flower farmer Erin Benzakein; codirector of Soul Fire Farm Leah Penniman; plantswoman Flora Grubb; edible and cultural landscape designer Leslie Bennett; Caribbean-American writer and gardener Jamaica Kincaid; soil scientist Elaine Ingham; floral designer Amy Merrick, and many more. Rich with personal stories and insights, Jewell’s portraits reveal a devotion that transcends age, locale, and background, reminding us of the profound role of green growing things in our world—and our lives.

Event address: 
2904 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705
The Earth in Her Hands: 75 Extraordinary Women Working in the World of Plants By Jennifer Jewell Cover Image
ISBN: 9781604699029
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Published: Timber Press - March 3rd, 2020