Artists Featured in Watertown’s Edible Plants Exhibit to Discuss Their Work

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The Public Arts & Culture Committee announced it will host a Panel Discussion with the artists of Edible Plants 2023 exhibition on the evening of Nov. 29.

The discussion will be held in the Watertown Savings Bank Room at the Watertown Free Public Library, 123 Main St., Watertown, on Wednesday from 7-8 p.m. The art and writings are on display in the gallery on the second floor of the library.

Now retitled “Edible Plants,” the second iteration of Plants of Our Past invites writers and visual artists to create work about ten more species of local wildly growing plants that are edible. Here are the our 20 participants and the plants:

1. Patrick Fairbairn – Comfrey
2. Lisa Jeanne Graf – Comfrey
3. Jennifer Tucker – Milkweed
4. Eran Hornick – Milkweed
5. Jason Fiering – Mullein
6. Suzanne Berne – Mullein
7. Daisy Hebb – Pokeweed
8. Jordan Escobar – Pokeweed
9. Leslie Evans – Prickly Wild Rose
10. Robert Bensen – Prickly Wild Rose
11. Samara Pearlstein – Red Clover
12. JennyMae Kho – Red Clover
13. Sebastian Ebarb – Shagbark Hickory
14. Ruth Henry – Shagbark Hickory
15. Lina Fernandez Diosa – Spicebush
16. Jake Tringali – Spicebush
17. Paul Beckingham – Trumpet Honeysuckle
18. Shawn Connors – Trumpet Honeysuckle
19. Erika Schwarz – White Yarrow
20. Patti Cassidy – White Yarrow

See more about the Edible Plants project and about future events:

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