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Free Lecture: The Garlic Papers

October 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

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 MexicoMayordomo: 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.

 

Details

Date:
October 11
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Allen Lea
Phone:
409-832-1906
Email:
alea@mcfaddin-ward.org
Website:
https://mcfaddin-ward.org

Venue

McFaddin-Ward House Visitor Center
1906 Calder
Beaumont, TX 77701 United States
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Phone:
409-832-1906
Website:
www.mcfaddin-ward.org