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A pansy blossom decorates a lemon drop. Image courtesy of Amy Stewart

Join container gardening expert and owner of Cornell Farm Nursery Deby Barnhart for a celebration of Amy Stewart's new book, The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create The World's Great Drinks.

A mixologist will prepare four recipes from the book for tasting, and each guest gets their favorite cocktail to sip, as well as a "recipe kit" of six plants to kick-start their own cocktail garden. One lucky guest will receive an autographed copy of Amy Stewart's new book.

WHAT: Happy Hour (with plant gifts)

WHEN: Wednesday March 27, 2013 from 4-6 pm

WHERE: Cornell Farm Nursery

COST: $25 - space is limited so call 503-292-9895 or stop in to pre-register.

After happy hour, head on down to Powell's Books (NW 10th and Burnside) for Amy Stewart's reading at 7:30 pm, with a special appearance by House Spirits Distillery's Christian Krogstad, who will talk about the botanical nature of his delicious Aviation Gin, and a selection of cocktail-friendly plants with Deby Barnhart from Cornell Farm Nursery. FYI, there will be special door prizes. (Don't say I didn't tell you!)

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