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Lunch and Lecture

3rd Thursday of the month, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Botanic Hall / Potter Meeting Room
$18 members / $30 non-members (includes lunch)

Trail Mix Salad | Mixed Greens tossed with dried cranberries, Bleu cheese crumbles, Strawberries, Red onion and Balsamic Vinaigrette then topped with our special Trail Mix

Grilled Chicken Salad |
Mixed lettuce, diced Tomatoes, diced Red Onion, shredded Jack & Cheddar Cheeses and diced Cucumber topped with grilled Chicken and Ranch Dressing

Botanical Club Croissant |
Smoked Turkey, Sugar Cured Ham, Bacon, Lacy Swiss Cheese, Vermont Sharp Cheddar Cheese, lettuce, pesto aioli and tomatoes served with homemade chips

Chicken Salad Sandwich |
Homemade chicken salad with tomato and mixed greens on Wheatberry served with homemade chips

Chicken Caesar Wrap |
Blackened grilled chicken with diced tomatoes, parmesan cheese and mixed greens tossed in a creamy Caesar dressing, then wrapped in a spinach tortilla and served with homemade chips

Garden Wrap |
Roasted broccoli, asparagus, onions and mushrooms rolled in a Spinach Tortilla with Boursin Cheese, tomatoes and mixed greens; then served with potato chips

After lunch, stay for an interesting, interactive, and educational program on exhibit-related or seasonal topics.  What a great way to spend your lunch hour! 

Registration closes the Tuesday before the program at 12:00 pm.

Behind the Blooms: Springtime at Cheekwood
Thursday, April 21
Cheekwood’s expert horticulture team shares the story behind creating our most stunning floral display: Cheekwood in BLOOM. Learn about the many varieties of daffodils, hyacinths, and 100,000 tulips that make this season so special, along with flowering redbuds, dogwoods, azaleas, and wildflowers.

CSA & Organic Farming 101 with Tavalin Tails Farm
Thursday, May 19

Curious about community supported agriculture and organic farming? Amy Tavalin of Tavalin Tails Farm explains the fundamentals behind these practices and offers tips for your own home garden. Tavalin Tails is the livestock side of Delvin Farms, a certified organic produce farm in College Grove, TN. Owners Brandon and Amy Tavalin raise pure bred registered Katahdin sheep on certified organic land.

Call the Education & Public Programs Department at 615-353-9827 with any questions

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