LENI SORENSEN

2017 BLACK FARMERS & URBAN GARDENERS CONFERENCE

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11

4:30 - 5:30 PM

Leni Sorensen is a culinary historian, consultant, speaker, event planner, writer, hearth cook, teacher of Rural Life Skills: canning, gardening, cooking, and raising small livestock.

From her home in Central Virginia, Leni has enjoyed the past twenty-five years of working in the world of the historic house museums, colleges and universities, community fairs and festivals using material culture and foodways to teach the history of African Americans (free and enslaved), farmers, and women from the 17th to 20th centuries.