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The Tallgrass Prairie: Grocery Store, Apothecary, and Love Shop

May 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Native Americans and early settlers saw the prairie as their home – a place that supplied everything from groceries to textiles to medicine to love charms.  Join prairie steward, Cindy Crosby, for interactive stories of prairie ethnobotany – how people have used prairie plants throughout history – and the potential resources our prairie plants may hold for the future.

Presenter Bio:

Cindy Crosby is the author, compiler, or contributor to more than 20 books, including “Tallgrass Prairie Converstaions: In Search of the Prairie Spirit” (with Thomas Dean, 2017).  Learn more about Cindy at


May 13, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Mennonite Church of Normal
805 S. Cottage Avenue
Normal, IL 61761 United States
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Illinois Prairie Chapter of Wild Ones
(309) 452-8700