Founded in 1876, the Lexington Field & Garden Club is committed to and focused on education, service, and friendship. We offer many educational, social, and community improvement opportunities through lectures, workshops, field trips, and projects focused on horticulture and landscaping.
Join us for our 2020-2021 season!
Main Club Public Programs take place the second Wednesdays of September-November and January-May. In October we meet in the evening, and in April we have both day and evening meetings.
Our meetings are open to the public, so please come and bring a friend! For a full listing, see Programs
Thursday March 11, 7 PM
Late Winter and Spring Virtual Garden Happenings
Are you trashing the treasures in your garden? Join Food Link's Shoba Reginald and Ivan Basch along with Ashley Rooney for an informative discussion. Forty percent of food produced in the U.S. is wasted. Learn about plant parts that are often wasted, yet make delicious dishes so you can get a lot more out of your garden.
Due to Covid-19 Pandemic concerns, programs will be held on Zoom.
The session will start at 1/2 hour before program to give time for everyone to connect.
If you wish to join, please request the Zoom connection information via an email to LFGC024@gmail.com. There are multiple seats available.
Wednesday, March 10
Climate Change and Becoming a Citizen Eater: How to Protect the Future of Our Food System with Louisa Kasdon
Louisa Kasdon is the founder and CEO of Let’s Talk About Food, a Boston based organization that creates events to engage the public in conversation around our food system. Louisa is a graduate of Wellesley College, MIT, and the Wharton School. She is the winner of the M. F. K. Fisher Prize for Excellence in Culinary Writing and has authored over 500 published pieces in national and regional publications. She will speak about how each of us can focus our food choices, our actions, our voices and our legacy to improve the future of our food system. Small actions create big impacts. Louisa will discuss how we can learn to leverage our specific skills and passions to advance the cause of better and more equitable food. She will talk about how public and professional events, new social media, person-to-person strategies, political actions volunteerism and fundraising, purchasing decisions and yes, gardening can all contribute to moving the arc upward.