Plants from the Future

Plants from the Future

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Holly in Snow – The time traveler returned with a story of a plant thriving in snow.  Its berries fed birds, its leaves offered herbal remedies.  It was cherished, growing wild, called by its ancient name “the sun never forgot”.

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Lyn Ford

Grandmother Lyn Ford is a mentor and coach for young storytellers. She is completing her latest collection of online nature folktales. Lyn is active in the National Association of Black Storytellers Circle of Elders outreach programs, and the Heirloom Seeds Project for the City of Columbus Community Gardens Program in Ohio. The Heirloom Seeds Project, which began in 2021, continues to support: healthy living and eating; the use of heirloom seeds and native plant species; green spaces and natural habitats in the city, and the development of self-supporting community gardens.