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The History of the Fig in New Mexico: A Love Story

Course number : 19418   ID : 89219    Class Section : Spring 1
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We'll enjoy, learn, taste, and drink of the fig history of New Mexico. According to descendants of first five families, figs have been here from the founding of Albuquerque. The course is part history, part story-telling, part passion for the fig. We will discuss medicinal uses and figs in historical cheese-making and paper-making and its 200 year marriage with NM stage coach stops. Your questions about growing figs here in New Mexico will be answered, and you'll have opprtunities to sample fresh or dried figs and fig leaf tea

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Fri

CE South Building

Lloyd Kreitzer 



Please read:  UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment. Please note: There is a materials fee of $5 payable to the instructor at the start of class.



Registration Closes On
Friday, February 21, 2020 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/21/2020 - 2/21/2020 Weekly - Fri 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 107 Lloyd Kreitzer