Food & Drink

Toxic Air in Urban Veggie Gardens

When: Mon., Sept. 17, 5:30-8:30 p.m. 2018

Many city dwellers take nutrition matters into their own hands through Urban gardening but is urban air good for our garden veggies? Of course, water, air and soil are key foundations of plant life. But, what happens when metals in the form of gases and particulate matters are added ingredients? Ahkinyala Cobb-Abdullah, PhD would like to explore that topic with you over a sip of some sort at the next Science Pub RVA; Toxic Air in Urban Veggie Gardens. How is this subject studied and what does the research tell us? Learn about the interactions of urban air, plants, and the impact on the produce on our plates while hanging out with other curious minds on Monday, September 17th at The Hof. Join this Science Pub RVA discussion on Monday, September 17th at The Hof in Scott’s Addition at 2818 West Broad Richmond, VA 23230 Expect a 20-minute talk by Dr. Cobb-Abdullah beginning at 6:30 pm, followed by a 30+ minute Q&A discussion. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Room for 150+. A mix of theatre-style and table-side seating will be available on a first-come basis. No registration needed, but you can indicate that you’re going on Facebook and share the news with friends. Food and drink available for purchase!

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