Calendar of  Events

Historic Foodways Society of the Delaware Valley

Dedicated to the Promotion and Understanding of Food History

UPCOMING Events & Exhibits— 2017:

 

Contact the sponsoring organization for further details and registration information—before heading to an event!

Check out this reference item from Utah State University digital Library

A 1883 Sales catalog from

L. F. Duparquet & Hoyt (New York, NY)

The perfect place to identify those mysterious items in the kitchen drawer:

http://digital.lib.usu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/cook/id/2293

Interesting Articles

 

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If you have an event that you would like listed here please send the information to:

 

susan.luczu@yahoo.com OR info@historicfoodways.org

~ Special Events ~

 

Gloucester County Historical Society—now thru 9/30/17:

“White Lace and Promises: Two Centuries of Weddings”

58 N. Broad St.-Woodbury, NJ. More info: 856-848-8531

 

American Visionary Art Museum—now thru 9/3/17

Exhibit:Yummm! The History, Fantasy and Future of Food”

Location: Baltimore, MD—A look at food from different perspectives.  The AVAM raises a toast for its 21st birthday with a new visual feast in this original art exhibition.  Inside Yummm! 35 visionary artists join forces with food scientists, farmers, nutritionists, environmental activists, psychologists, poets and humorists to publicly explore humankind's complex, multi-layered relationship with food.  More info: www.avam.org

 

The Museum of Early Trades and Crafts—now thru 9/30/17

Exhibit: “Garden State: Living Off the Land in Early New Jersey”

Located at 9 Main St., Madison, NJ; more info: 973-377-2982 or  www.metc.org.

 

Watch here for additional upcoming events soon!

 Many of the historic sites are closed over the winter months

for reorganization, cleanings and R&R of the staff.

 

~  2017 Programs, Workshops & other Events  ~ 

 

Contact the sponsoring organization for further details and registration information

—before heading to an event!

 

Programs/Workshops:

 

March 5—1pm

”Ireland—Tea, Food and Folklore” - Program presented by Judith Krall-Russo.  Matawan Library, 165 Main St., Matawan, NJ.  For more information call library: 732-583-9100.

 

March 5—1-4pm

”Open Hearth Cooking” - Program by Connie Unangst. @ Readington Museums—Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, 114 Dreahook Rd., Lebanon, NJ.  For more information call  908-236-2327 or www.readingtontwp.org/ReadingtonMuseums

 

March 7—2pm

”Women and Tea in the Victorian Era” - Program presented by Judith Krall-Russo.  New City Library, 220 N. Main St., New City, NY.  For more information call Veronica Reynolds:

845-634-4997 Ext. 114

 

March 15—2pm

”Corn—Simply A-Maize-ing” - Program presented by Judith Krall-Russo.  Long Beach Island/Mainland Woman’s Club held at Bay Ave. Community Center, 775 E. Bay Ave., Manahawkin, NJ.  Program free and open to the Public.  This Horizons Speakers Bureau Program is offered by the New Jersey Council of the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment of the Humanities.

 

March 18—2pm

”Ireland—Tea, Food and Folklore” - Program presented by Judith Krall-Russo.  Mt. Laurel Library, 100 Walt Whitman Ave., Mt. Laurel, NJ.  For more information call library:

856-234-7371.

 

March 20—7pm

”Blueberries—New Jersey’s Wonder Fruit” - Program presented by Judith Krall-Russo.  Union Free Public Library, 1980 Morris Ave., Union, NJ.  For more information call library: 908-851-5450.  Program free and open to the Public.  This Horizons Speakers Bureau Program is offered by the New Jersey Council of the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment of the Humanities.

 

March 25—1pm

”Women and Tea in the Victorian Era” - Program presented by Judith Krall-Russo.  Barnegat Branch Library, 112 Burr St., Barnegat, NJ.  For more information call Jamie Dunn:

609-698-3331.

 

April 24—2pm

”Ladies Luncheons, Cocktail Parties and Outdoor Grilling in the 1950’s” - Program presented by Judith Krall-Russo.  Georgian Court University, 900 Lakewood Ave.—Lakewood, NJ.  Held in the Casino Ballroom.  Fee includes light refreshments ($20.00pp)

Advance Registration required.  For more information call: 732-987-2281.

 

May 16—2pm

”Mealtimes with the Victorians” - Program presented by Judith Krall-Russo.  Georgian Court University, 900 Lakewood Ave.—Lakewood, NJ.  Held in the McAuley Heritage Center.  Fee includes light refreshments ($20.00pp) —Advance Registration required.  For more information call: 732-987-2281

 

EVENTS:

 

March 5, 2017—2pm-4pm “Maple Sugaring” Demonstration event

Museum tours and demonstrations of Open-hearth cooking included with admission.

Miller Cory House Museum; 614 Mountain Ave, Westfield, NJ.  For further information: www.millercorymuseum.org or 909-232-1776.

 

March 19, 2017 - Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration - 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.  Instructor: Margaret Quinn will use period receipts and cooking methods  as she illustrates ways food was prepared in Colonial days.  Peachfield Plantation, 180 Burrs Rd., Westampton, NJ. Sampling and light refreshments are included.  Admission:  $15 per person; prepaid reservations are required to guarantee seating; seating is limited.  More Info: 609-267-6996.

 

Watch for additional upcoming Events in future posts!

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