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Michigan State University

Ethnobotany On the Sphere: Chile Peppers

MSU Museum

January 20, 2024

Exhibitions, Talks, Panels, and Presentations

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Chile peppers make everything spicy, including geopolitics! Join Beal Botanical Garden Education Director and EthnobotanistMaeve Bassett in collaboration with the MSU Museum’s Food Fight! exhibition to dive into the fiery world of chili peppers to learn how they ignited cultural exchanges and shaped international relations. Using Science On a Spherewe’ll explore the global spread and impact of our spiciest plant family. Tasting samples are included in the program! 
Join us January 20, 2024 from 1:00 pm-2:00 pm.