Special Events and Series

Special Events and Series

American Gardens and the African Diaspora 

Saturday, January 11, 2pm-3:30pm

An exploration of Black Diasporan ornamental gardens and the growers, garden clubs, and horticulturists associated with them led by Staten Island based horticulturist Wambui Ippolito.

From Seed to Supper: Rice Tasting with Gullah Chef BJ Dennis

Thursday, January 16, 7pm-9pm

Join renowned chef BJ Dennis in conversation with horticulturist Wambui Ippolito for an interactive exploration of the culinary traditions of the Gullah with tasting.