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Revolutionary chef Alice Waters visits Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in Charlottesville, VA to...More >>
Rain garden in mid-October at the Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants.
The promise of increased rainfall during the autumn months, in addition to major weather events...More >>
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Gardens
Figure 1: Geoarchaeological consultant Dan Hayes takes copious notes.
Over the past several weeks, our ongoing archaeological excavations to advance the Kitchen Road...More >>
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Archaeology
On June 8, 2012, Smithsonian Gardens staff harvested beets, cabbage and turnips to be displayed as...More >>
Monticello archaeologists are excavating 5-foot quadrats in the area marked
On Monday September 17, the archaeology department began the final phase of excavation required to...More >>
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Here at the Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series , we spend most of our days reading...More >>
What could make the Heritage Harvest Festival even more special? Locally brewed craft beers! Listen...More >>
“All the stuff Jefferson was doing at Monticello is just having a rebirth now,” said David DeWitt,...More >>
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Food and drink
The podcast crew with Miller School VP Bradley Bodager & teacher Kelly Wink.
This year, Monticello’s Education & Visitor Programs department partnered with the Miller...More >>
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Thomas Jefferson
Today, we take for granted the varieties of foods we can buy anytime of the year at our local super...More >>
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Food and drink

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