Food & History: March 10
1867 Lillian D. Wald born. She was a scientist and nurse, and helped initiate the enactment of pure food laws in the USA.
1873 John Torrey dies, the first professional botanist in the New World.
2005 British cook and writer Patience Gray, dies. Author of ‘Plats Du Jour’, ‘Honey From A Weed’