Pack your brownbag and head to WCU for garden talk

A Western Carolina University lunch speaker series is drawing to a close for the fall with a talk about community agriculture Wednesday, Nov. 14. Philip E. Coyle, professor of anthropology, will discuss “Community Gardening as Intensive, Sustainable Agriculture: The Sylva Community Garden in Comparative Perspective.”

Coyle will compare the Sylva Community Garden with Robert Netting’s intensive, sustainable agricultural type. Netting was a famous academic who helped established cultural ecology as a respected discipline.

WCU Department of Anthropology and Sociology Brownbag Series is a lunchtime series, which is free and open to the public. It is an opportunity for faculty and students associated with the department to share research and ideas with the community.

All events are held in Room 110 of the McKee Building at WCU from 12:10 to 1:15 p.m.

828.227.3837 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Naturalist's Corner

Back Then with George Ellison

  • One of the Smokies’ finest poets
    One of the Smokies’ finest poets Editor’s note: This Back Then column by George Ellison first appeared in the Feb. 15, 2012, edition of The Smoky Mountain News. Olive Tilford Dargan is fairly well known in literary circles as the author of From My Highest Hill (1941), a delightful collection of autobiographical…
    Read more...
Go to top