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Free Lecture: The Garlic Papers
October 10, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - October 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pmFree
The Garlic Papers: A Small Garlic Farm in the Age of Global Vampires
What happens when a small garlic farm in New Mexico goes against corporate giants in the Chinese garlic industry? Author Stanley Crawford has written a true David versus Goliath story as he chronicles his battles with the U.S. Department of Commerce and lawyers representing the largest importer of Chinese garlic. The unusual case even caught the attention of Netflix which aired a documentary called “Garlic Breath.” Meet the author and hear his amazing story at our upcoming lecture.
Stanley Crawford is an American writer and farmer. His novels include Travel Notes (1967), The Log of the S.S. The Mrs Unguentine (1972), Some Instructions (1978), and Petroleum Man(2005). His nonfiction works include A Garlic Testament (1992), a biography of life on his farm in Dixon, New Mexico. Mayordomo: Chronicle of an Acequia in Northern New Mexico (1988) was the winner of the 1988 Western States Book Award for Creative Non-fiction.
As always, our lectures are free and open to the public. Please plan to come early; sometimes we run our of seating. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Mr. Crawford’s lecture starts at 6:30.