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Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants Open House
Woody Plants and Historic Apple Dishes
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Join the Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants at Monticello’s Tufton Farm on Saturday, October 20th for their Open House, where culinary historian Leni Sorensen will make applesauce with Monticello apples, share apple recipes from Jefferson’s cousin, Mary Randolph, and discuss how apples were consumed and stored in Jefferson’s time. Tours of the preservation display gardens and workshops on seed harvesting and storage, fruit tree pruning, and fig propagation, will also take place. In addition, shop a wide selection of heritage and native trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs, and seeds; overstock items will be discounted. FREE! 11 am – 4 pm (apple demo from 1-4pm)