Plants, People, and History Book Club Spring Meetings

Jan 18, 2019

Plants, People, and History Book Club Spring Meetings

Credit: Samantha Sickles '18 for Delaware Valley University. A pepper grown by Delaware Valley University.

Area bookworms are invited to join Delaware Valley University students, faculty and staff during the spring semester to discuss books that explore the human connection to plants. This spring, the club will be discussing four books related to the intersections of plants, people and history. The discussions will be led by Assistant Professor of Plant Science Dr. Sarah Dohle and Electronic and Instructional Services Librarian Karen Sheldon. The group is open to the public at no cost. 

Spring 2019 Plants, People, and History Book Club Schedule
Club members meet in the DelVal library from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Community guests are welcome to attend any of the meetings. 

Thursday, Feb. 7, “Never Out of Season: How Having the Food We Want When We Want It Threatens Our Food Supply and Our Future” by Rob Dunn

Thursday, March 7, “The Invention of Nature” by Andrea Wulf

Thursday, April 4, “Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants” by Douglas W. Tallamy

Thursday, May 2, “American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic” by Victoria Johnson

For more information, please contact Dr. Sarah Dohle at