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 e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org by October 19.