Work Samples

Writing Samples

SABOT_Member Magazine_Sept-Dec 2021-Bassett.pdf
Ethnobotany of Marigolds + Contributing ArticlesVibrante: Sept-Dec 2021
September News 2021 - Center for Plant Conservation.pdf
Ethnobotanical Programming At The San Antonio Botanical GardenCenter for Plant Conservation September 2021 Newsletter
Bassett-SABOT_Member Magazine_May-Aug_Final.pdf
Ethnobotany of Chile PequinVibrante: May-Aug 2021

University of Maryland, College Park - Graduate Course Exhibition Prospectus


Public Talks

November 2021: St. Philip's College 12th annual STEM Symposium - San Antonio, TX

July 2021: St. Philip's College, S.T.R.E.A.M. Lecture and Performing Arts Series - San Antonio, TXThe S.T.R.E.A.M. Series was established to provide St. Philip’s College students and the local community with direct exposure to innovative artists, scholars, scientists, engineers, writers, poets, and musicians and to cultivate an environment of active intellectual engagement across disciplines.

“Meta-Foraging: Ethnobotanical Foraging Knowledge Acquisition and Transfer in a Digital World”

March 2020: Anthro+ Conference – University of Maryland, College Park, MD

March 2020: M.A.A. Colloquium – University of Maryland, College Park, MD

“Anthropology in Action: Non-Profit Refugee Holistic Health Programming”

March 2019: Anthro+ Conference – University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Private Talks: I also regularly give talks for groups and organizations including: Professional Tour Guide Association of San Antonio (PTGASA), Congregation Agudas Achim, Gardening Groups, Educators, and many others. Please see the Connect With Me Page for more information.

San Antonio Botanical Garden Programs

In addition to the ones I organized, I regularly taught programs, including (but not limited to):

  • Ethnobotany of Native Plants Walking Tour (Monthly)

  • Inhabiting San Antonio: Exploring the People and Plants of this Place

  • Limeys and Radioactive Fruit: The Ethnobotany of Citrus Walking Tour

  • Teas, Tisanes, and Texas Natives

  • Nefarious Plants Walking Tour

  • Old Plants/New Ideas: Renewing Interest in San Antonio’s Native Plants

DIY Culinary Series

The Garden's in-house chef, Chef Katrina Flores, and I also collaborated on a DIY series, combining culinary education, seasonal produce of the Garden, and food history. Topics included: Gin, Marigold Tequila, Preserved Lemons, and Za'atar.

Signage & Educational Materials

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