Southern Appalachian Plant Society

Eat from Your Garden Year Round

Barbara Pleasant

Award winning garden writer

Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 7 PM 

This is a Zoom presentation. Registration deadline is noon January 20.

Wouldn’t it be great to eat from your garden every day of the year?  Learn proven strategies for stocking your own homegrown pantry  from the ground up. Start by choosing easy-to-grow crops that store  themselves, and then learn simple ways to preserve vegetables  and fruits so they are welcome in the winter kitchen. Award-winning  garden writer Barbara Pleasant, author of Homegrown Pantry, will  share dozens of tips for enjoying your garden’s bounty in every sea son.

About Barbara Pleasant

Born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, Barbara Pleasant has been  writing about organic gardening for more than 30 years. After starting out with Organic Gardening magazine, she eventually moved on  to Mother Earth News, American Gardener and Her  books and articles have won many awards, and her newest book,  Homegrown Pantry, was a finalist for a 2018 INDIE Forward  award. Pleasant lives in Floyd, Virginia, where she grows vegetables, herbs, flowers and fruits along with a few chickens, who all  have names. Her website is

Zoom invitation for Jan 20th

You are invited to the Jan 20th SAPS meeting with Barbara Pleasant to  be held via Zoom. When: Jan 20, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE PROGRAM WILL NOT BEGIN UNTIL  7PM. You will not be able to enter the meeting until about 6:55pm. There  is no need to log into the meeting before 6:50pm.

Members who can’t watch the presentation at the meeting time or want to  re-watch it may send an email to They  will be sent a link to a recording of the meeting which can be watched but  not downloaded. The recording will be available until the end of the  month.