When: Sat., May 16, 12-1 p.m. 2015
Amy Stewart will discuss the fusion of plants, gardening, comedy, and cocktails. She says, “Every great drink starts with a plant.” Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley. Gin was born from a conifer shrub when a Dutch physician added oil of juniper to a clear spirit, believing that juniper berries would cure kidney disorders.