The New Heirloom Garden
Be prepared for the delicious revolution and discover forgotten fruits, fragrant flowers, and heirloom vegetables. This lecture, based on Ellen’s newest book, The New Heirloom Garden, will focus on digging deeper into the diverse world of plants and why heirlooms truly matter. Be inspired to be a seed saver, for yourself and your friends. You will learn six steps to successful kitchen garden design, combined with what to grow for old-fashioned flavor, fragrance, diversity and charm in your garden.
Ellen Ecker Ogden is an author, artist and garden designer. She lives and gardens in Vermont and teaches classes on kitchen garden design and food writing. Ogden is a graduate of Hobart and William Smith College, with a dual degree in Fine Arts and Studio Arts and studied with Marcella Hazan at the Marcella Hazan School of Classic Italian Cooking in Venice, Italy, and Darina Allen at the Ballymaloe School of Cookery in Shanagary, Ireland. Her books include The New Heirloom Garden(Rodale 2021), The Vermont Country Store Cookbook (Grand Central 2014), The Complete Kitchen Garden (Stewart, Tabori and Chang 2011), The Vermont Cheese Book (Countryman 2007), and From the Cooks Garden (HarperCollins 2003.)