The heritage garden at Los Adaes State Historic Site has been tilled and the site needs help to put in crops. Guests will learn the “farm to table” history of what is known to have grown by the Spanish and Adai at Los Adaes Saturday, March 2 at 11 a.m.
While learning about what was originally grown on site, staff will ask that guests be willing to get their hands dirty and build mounds needed for planting corn, beans and squash.
Guests will get a hands-on history lesson on what the settlers at Los Adaes grew to eat and can return later in the year to observe what became from the hard work.
This hands-on event will allow kids and adults to get their hands dirty while planting heirloom seeds of plant varieties grown over 300 years ago. Wear clothing that can get dirty, as guests will use hands to build the seed mounds and then place seeds in the garden. After planting the seeds, attendees will tour of the site grounds highlighting where the farms and orchard were located around the presidio.