Tuesday 23rd October 2012 from 7.15pm.
990 Great North Road Western Springs.
Virgil Evetts – a cook, writer and avid food cropper will talk on growing and consuming unusual edibles. Some areas which may be discussed: ‘digital plant collecting”- sourcing seeds from overseas, the processes, the pitfalls etc… Growing the more unusual fruits like Prune plums, mulberries, astringent persimmons, currant grapes, babaco, curry leaf…
Virgil spent 16 years as a gallery manager and educator at Auckland Museum before embarking upon a career in freelance writing, specialising in food, gardening and related topics. He has written for New Zealand Gardener Magazine, Cuisine, The New Zealand Herald and others. –This talk sounds really interesting – Don’t miss this one!!!!