George Washington Carver National Monument Announces Coffee With Carver Program

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(Diamond, MO)  The staff of George Washington Carver National Monument invites you to attend Coffee With Carver on Thursday, February 16 at 10:00 am. During this program, entitled “Expressions of the Soul,” a park ranger will share photographs and in-depth information about George Washington Carver’s artistic expression. Some of his original artwork is on display in the visitor center. From textiles and needlework to pottery and painting, George Washington Carver’s work demonstrates creativity and resourcefulness. Following the presentation, a park volunteer will lead a hands-on wool felting activity. Participants will make a felted mini brooch to take home.

The final Coffee With Carver is set for 10:00 am on Thursday, March 16. The presentation is entitled “George Washington Carver’s Agricultural Bulletins: Some Choice Wild Vegetables” and will focus on his work encouraging families to enrich their meals with readily available plants. Following the presentation, a park volunteer will display wild, edible plants. Fresh coffee and hot tea will be available. Geared for adults, Coffee With Carver is supported by the Carver Birthplace Association and by the Volunteers In Parks program.

About George Washington Carver National Monument:

Administered by the National Park Service, an agency of the Department of the Interior, George Washington Carver National Monument preserves the birthplace and childhood home of George Washington Carver – scientist, educator, and humanitarian. The park is located two miles west of Diamond, Missouri on Highway V, then ¼ mile south on Carver Road. For more information, please call the park at 417.325.4151 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., visit the park website at, or visit the park Facebook page.

About the National Park Service: 

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Diane Eilenstein, Supervisory Park Ranger
George Washington Carver National Monument

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