Lunch & Learn: Walnut Grove’s Colonial Garden

August 4, 2014 at 1:11 pm

Join Walnut Grove Plantation gardener Tim Foster for a virtual tour of the plantation’s colonial garden and a discussion of the cultural significance of 18th century foods in modern times.

The presentation will explore the various ethnic groups that contributed to the gardens and food of the 1765 plantation and our tables today.

Copies of Wesley Greene’s Vegetable Gardening the Colonial Williamsburg Way, the definitive book on 18th century gardening,will be available for purchase for a special price of $25.

This Lunch & Learn event will be held Friday, Aug. 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the west conference room at Chapman Cultural Center.

Catered lunches will be available through Palmetto Palate, reserved in advance through SCHA’s online gift shop and at the Spartanburg Regional History Museum. Tickets and a limited amount of lunches will be available at the door. Tickets are $5 for entrance to the event or $15 for the event and lunch. Visit to purchase in advance, or reserve at the History Museum in person or by phone at (864) 596-3501.