The Gourd: The Most Important Plant in All of Human History

Dates: 

Thursday, 3 October 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

The Gourd: The Most Important Plant in All of Human History

A Presentation by Raymond Konan of the American Gourd Society

 

Date: October 3rd, 2019

 

Time: 10 am

 

During his presentation, Raymond Konan explains that for 90% of history, humans used gourds for almost everything. Gourds held water and food and enabled our ancestors to become more mobile. Gourds were also used as musical instruments, flotation devices, birdhouses, smoking pipes, and were given many other other purposes! Join us as we learn more about the gourd’s role in human history.

 

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