Culinary History Symposium

Enfield Shaker Museum Announces Culinary Symposium
Food for Thought: A Study of the Past Through Food

Enfield Shaker Museum, 447 NH Route 4A, Enfield, NH 03748

Date & Time:
Saturday, October 24, 2009 • Symposium 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
NH Growers’ Dinner – 6:30 pm (optional)

Description: Food for Thought: A Study of the Past Through Food
An all day symposium with keynote speeches by two nationally known culinary historians.  Each speaker is followed by a panel discussion with local experts.

•  Sandra Oliver discusses: Every Dish Has a Past.  Oliver is formerly publisher of Food History News, and author of Saltwater Foodways: New Englanders and Their Food at Sea.

•  Anne Mendelson discusses:  Back to the Future with Small Scale Dairy Farming Writer and historian, contributing editor to Gourmet magazine, Mendelson’s most recent book is  Milk:  The Surprising Story of Milk Through the Ages.

• The Symposium ends with a

Reception featuring artisan demonstrations and local cheeses, wines and ciders.

A New Hampshire Growers Dinner follows, featuring Hanover-Lebanon Co-op Food Stores’ Chef Jason Dacier and his staff.
Cost *Symposium: $75 (includes box lunch and reception)
Growers Dinner: $40 symposium registrants; $45museum
members; $50 non-members
Overnight stays: Great Stone Dwelling: $85-$125
* Symposium admission includes one ticket to America’s Kitchens – a traveling exhibit organized by Historic New England and on view at the New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, NH
Reservations: Required for the Symposium, dinner and overnight. Please call 603.632.4346 or by October 19.
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