Calendar Feb 2022

Archive 3 - Calendar of virtual food history talks Feb 2022


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CHOCOLATE TALKS Upcoming and taped talks HERE

MAPLE SUGAR TALKS Feb 8,10,11,26 Mr 9,10,15. Taped talks HERE

Donuts Fe17, Paczki Fe26, Beignets Mr19




Feb 1 Tue 1-3:30 Black Women in Food History. “Wikipedia edit-a-thon to create and edit entries about Black Women in food history on the site.” American Women's History Initiative. Smithsonian HERE

Fe 1 Tue 2-3:30 Glasgow Seed School: Seed Stories, Fugitive Ecologies. Christian Keeve. Glasgow Seed Library HERE

Fe 1 Tue 2:30 40 Years an Allotmenteer. George Anderson. Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society – The Caley HERE

Fe 1 Tue 6-7:30 Experience A Taste of Chinese New Year. Chef Martin Yan, Chef Lucas Sin. Tsingtao Lager USA HERE

Fe 1 Tue 7 The dance language of honey bees. Dr. Tom Seeley. Bees Beyond Borders: Hosted by Sterk & Westervelt. HERE

Feb 1 Tue 7:30 Barn Raisings, threshing and quilting bees: the stories farm diaries tell in Ontario, Canada 1830-1960. Work bees (barn raising, logging, flax bee, more) reciprocate labor that year. Dr. Catharine Wilson author of Bee-ing Neighbours: Cooperative Work and Neighbourhood in Southern Ontario, 1830-1960. 2022 Guelph Historical Society HERE Fe3 Canadian Ag energy use 1871-1991.

Rural Diary Archive. Over 200 farm diaries from 1800 to 1960 Ontario, Canada. HERE

Rutherford Barn Raising Bee – July 1929. Vaughan, Ontario, Canada 2 min. HERE

Feb 2 Wed 2 Pennsylvania German Foodways in the Delaware Valley. history, culture, discussion. Dr. Cassandra Stancil Gunkel, Bonnie Tobin. Tyler State Park. Friends Life Care: VigR® HERE

Feb 2 Wed 3-5:30 Empire of Booze. “rise of Britain from a small corner of Europe to global pre-eminence, each chapter unveils a drink which originated during a period in British imperial history.” author Henry Jeffreys. The Viktor Wynd Museum & The Last Tuesday Society. £5.82 – £11.04 HERE

Fe 2 Wed 3 A Dessert Lover's Tour of Italy. Francine Segan. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 2 Wed 5:30-7 Unpacking the Meatpacking District Legacy of Ottman & Company. New York Adventure Club $10 tape one week HERE

Feb 2 Wed 6-7:30 Pennsylvania German Foodways in the Delaware Valley. history, culture, discussion, cooking demo. Dr. Cassandra Stancil Gunkel, Bonnie Tobin. Tyler State Park. Friends Life Care: VigR® HERE

Feb 2 Wed 7-8:30 Canada's Wild Seeds: Growing our Biological Gold. Melissa Spearing. North American Native Plant Society HERE

Fe 2 Wed 7-8:30 Essential Jewish Cooking: Ashkenazi Recipes. Vered Guttman. Sixth & I. $12 HERE

Feb 2 Wed 7:30 The Art of Food in the Dutch Golden Age. 16th & 17th cen. Kathryn Lederhause. CHEW Culinary History Enthusiasts of Wisconsin HERE TAPE HERE

Banqueting Sweets Recipe Manucript. Prince of Wales c1610 online, taped talk, and paintings showing the food metioned in recipes. Blog post HERE

Fe 2 Wed 8-9:30 Filipino food. Mush-Zoom Adobo: A Virtual Community Kitchen with Your (Em)Barkada! Embark Sustainability and the SFSS Women's Centre HERE

Fe 3 Thu 11AM The Art of the Artichoke. Dr. Demet Guzey. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 3 Thu 12 An Appetite for Film: Food in the Movies. John Trafton. Wallingford Community Senior Center HERE

Fe 3 Thu 1 What to Eat in Ireland: A Culinary Saunter through Irish History. Francine Segan. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Fe 3 Thu 2:30-4 Wheat Mines or Circular Economies? Energy History of Canadian Agriculture, 1871-1991. Josh MacFadyen. UoG Rural History Roundtable HERE Fe 1 Canadian farm life 1830-1960.

People’s Archive of Rural Ontario U of Guelph. HERE
Rural Diary Archive. Over 200 farm diaries from 1800 to 1960 Ontario, Canada. HERE

Fe 3 Thu 2:30 Navajo water insecurities. Dr Karletta Chief - University of Arizona. U Victoria Civil Engineering HERE

Feb 3 Thu 3 Molten and Molded: Roman Glass and Contemporary Connections. “Ancient Roman artisans created fascinating examples of decorated blown glass using molds.” Bonnie Wright, Jessi Moore. Getty Villa Museum. HERE TAPE may be HERE

Feb 3 Thu 7 Yan Can Cook: Celebration of Lunar New Year of Tiger. “Chinese recipes and traditions.” On Lok HERE

Feb 3 Thu 7-8:30 Telling a Story of Medieval Africa: The Caravans of Gold Project. Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange across Medieval Saharan Africa. Center for Black Diaspora at DePaul University HERE Website HERE The Caravans of Gold Workshop. Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. Center for African Studies at Howard University. May 2020 TAPE HERE

Feb 3 Thu 8 Midcentury Cuisine. American food from the 1940s through the 1960s. Dr. Leslie Goddard. Clarendon Hills Public Library IL HERE

Feb 3 Thu 8 Spanish Wines Adventure - Madeira, Port, Sherry. Timothy L. Campbell. Kishwaukee College - Workforce & Community Education. $12 HERE

Fe 4 Fri 6AM Roots of Malmö Kombuch. “Fermented tea with thousands of years of ancestry.” av VentureLab@SLU HERE

Fe 4 Fri 7-8:30AM A Taste from the north: Dairy in the Yangzi Delta from Song to Ming, ca. 13th-16th centuries by Miranda Brown / The brain and the body: Marketing formula milk and the gendered moral grammar of self-identity by Veronica Mak Sau-wa. Beyond Cooking: Global Histories of Food-Making and Gender across the Early Modern World. 4 part Seminar. CRASSH U of Cambridge. HERE TAPE may be HERE

Fe 4 Fri 5 Cocktail-Making Class: Gin and the Gin Craze of 18th-Century London. Diana Pittet. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 4 Fri 8:30 Xocolatl, an Aztec chocolate drink, and Ring Jumbles. UMHiSA Historical Cooking Night. University of Manitoba History Students' Association HERE

Feb 5 Sat 10AM The History of Soul Food by the Frazier Family Coalition. “history of soul food and creates a few traditional favorites with a healthy twist.” Yuhnis Sydnor. Culinary Literacy Center. HERE

Feb 5 Sat 1 A Taste of African Heritage w/more recipes! "The ancestors of African Americans brought wonderful food traditions to parts of the Caribbean, South America, and the southern states." Shayla Felton-Dorsey. Culinary Literacy Center HERE

Feb 5 Sat 2 How The British Fell in Love With Curry. “history of the British Empire in India… what ‘foreign’ foods the British ate in India, how these exotic foods were brought to Britain and what was early Indian food in England like… how it has adapted to British taste.” Monisha Bharadwaj. London Walks £13.52 HERE

Feb 5 Sat 2 History of the Hershey Chocolate Company. Laura Keyes. Waukee Public Library. video for one week HERE

Feb 5 Sat 3 Intro to Cava: A Guided Tasting. “origin and history of this sparkling wine.” Family Meal Barcelona. $20 HERE

Feb 5 Sat 3-5 Little Pieces of Heart, Lunar New Year Dumpling Class. “Every Lunar New Year’s Eve, Chinese families hold reunions and celebrate by making dumplings.” Archaeology Now $25 HERE

Feb 5 Sat 5 Hudson Valley Hard Cider Talk & Tasting. Dan Pucci and Craig Cavallo, authors of American Cider: A Modern Guide to a Historic Beverage. Putnam History Museum NY $20 HERE

Feb 6 Sun 6-7:30 Tea Class. “History of Tea, Growing Regions, Tea Plant, Proper Steeping, Health Benefits and more.” Blue Monkey Tea Company. HERE TAPE may be HERE

Feb 7 Mon 12 Pirates of the Chesapeake Bay: From the Colonial Era to the Oyster Wars. author Jamie L. H. Goodall. The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum. HERE

Feb 7 Mon _ Oil Palm: A Global History. Jonathan Robins. Hagley Library HERE TAPE of conversation HERE

Fe 7 Mon 2 Daily Life in Ancient Egypt. “agriculture, food and drinks, arts, music and dancing, and religious offerings.” Khaled K. World Virtual Tours HERE

Feb 7 Mon 5:30-7 Edith Wharton's Table: Portraying Food & Dining in the Gilded Age. “fascinating details in both her fiction and non-fiction works were of culinary dishes and dinners” and learn about her kitchens – childhood and at Mount. Carl Raymond. New York Adventure Club $10 tape for one week HERE

Fe 7 Mon 6-8 Louisiana Gumbo. “learn all the fundamentals and history of this beloved Creole Classic.” Kenyatta Ashford, Caroline Thompson. Shakerag Workshops. Donation HERE

Feb 7 Mon 7:30 Betty Crocker and her Cookbook that Changed How America Cooks. Dr. Leslie Goddard. Council Bluff Public Library HERE

Fe 7 Mon 9:15-10:30 Love and Chocolate. Maite Gomez-Rejón. Sherman Oaks Friends of the Library CA HERE

Feb 8 Tue 2 Urban Maple Sugaring workshop. Several types of trees to tap ID, how to tap, when, cook with sap, boil down to syrup. Back Yard Farm School. Grow Pittsburgh $5 HERE

Fe 8 Tue 5-6:30 Jacqueline Kennedy: Cooking with the First Ladies. Sarah Morgan. Washington, DC History & Culture HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 8 Tue 6 Women of Craft Beer. “history of women in brewing and their innovations and discover how women are making a comeback in the craft beer industry.” AARP not have to be member HERE

Feb 8 Tue 6:30 Medicinal Foods. Tavern Tastings. Jeanne E. Abrams, author of Revolutionary Medicine: The Founding Fathers and Mothers in Sickness and in Health. Fraunces Tavern® Museum and Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center. donation HERE

Feb 9 Wed 9AM When the Streets ran with Blood: Butchers, Slaughterhouses & More 1710-1914. Dr Kevin Grady. Leeds Civic Trust UK HERE TAPE HERE Cattle: Fe 9,16 Mr1,16

Animal City: The Domestication of America. author Andrew Robichaud. Conversation with Catherine McNeur author of Taming Manhattan: Environmental Battles in the Antebellum City. Boston University. Feb 9 2022 synopsis and TAPE HERE or HERE

Feb 9 Wed 9AM “If I hadn’t left, he’d been owning my little spot right now”: Farm Owners and the First Great Migration. Adrienne Petty. IHR Institute of Historical Research UK HERE TAPE may be HERE

Feb 9 Wed 12 Bee Informed: Swarm Season and Much More! “strange cloud of bees like something out of a movie? That's because it's Swarm Season! Find out why bees swarm, learn how to attract native bees to your landscape” UF IFAS Miami Dade Urban HERE TAPE may be HERE

Feb 9 Wed 12 Going with the Grain. Naomi Duguid, Dawn Woodward, Fred Price, Kevin Murphy. Kitchen Table Conversation. Oxford Food Symposium. £15 HERE

Feb 9 Wed 1 Awful, offal Dinner. “preparation of six organ-meat dishes, discuss their historic cultural contexts, and feature friends trying and discussing the surprisingly delicious results.” Irene Pletka. YIVO HERE TAPES Tripe, Duck liver, Sweet Breads, Tongue, Kreplekh, Brains

Fe 9 Wed 1-2:15 The future of seafood in a changed ocean. Mark Spalding. HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 9 Wed 2 Influence of French Cooks, Cuisines in the Delaware Valley. history, culture, discussion. Dr. Cassandra Stancil Gunkel, Bonnie Tobin. Tyler State Park. Friends Life Care: VigR® HERE

Fe 9 Wed 2:30 Sacred Wells in our landscape. David Munro, Peter Hewitt. Galloway Glens HERE TAPE HERE

Fe 9 Wed 3 A Chocolate Lover's Tour of Italy. Francine Segan. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 9 Wed 6-7:30 Influence of French Cooks, Cuisines in the Delaware Valley. history, culture, discussion, cook demo. Dr. Cassandra Stancil Gunkel, Bonnie Tobin. Tyler State Park. Friends Life Care: VigR® HERE

Feb 9 Wed 6:30-7:45 Champagne - The Bottle and the Business. William Schragis. AARP not require membership HERE

Feb 9 Wed 8 Contributions of Black Women to America’s Kitchen. Sephira Shuttlesworth. Culinary Historians of Chicago HERE TAPE HERE

Fe 9 Wed 8 Klondike Bars, Roadside Giants, and Other SCA Fun. Brian Butko. Society for Commercial Archeology HERE

Feb 9 Wed 10-11:30 na̓ʔk̓ʷulamən (what we do): How Food Was Given. Kelowna Museums Society. donation HERE

Feb 10 Thu 12:30 Gaelic Vegetarian and Veganism & Colonial Resistance. “many centuries of Irish diets, focusing on the interplay between consumption and colonial oppression and resistance.” IHR Institute of Historical Research UK HERE

Feb 10 Thu 2 The Origins & Rituals of Absinthe: A Virtual Lecture. The Viktor Wynd Museum & The Last Tuesday Society £8.95 HERE

Fe 10 Thu 4 How to Cook Smarter. “explore some basic food science techniques you can utilize to enhance the flavor of your food.” Dr. Bryan Le author of 150 Food Science Questions Answered. San Francisco Professional Food Society $15 HERE

Feb 10 Thu 5:30-7 Food and Dining in New York's Gilded Age. Carl Raymond. New York Adventure Club. $10 tape for week HERE

Feb 10 Thu 6-7:30 Tree Saps & Syrups. Forest Farming in Focus- A Deeper Dive. To learn basics go HERE. Horticultural Science. Appalachian Beginning Forest Farmer Coalition . Register HERE, More materials HERE. TAPE HERE

Feb 10 Thu 6:30 African Diasporic Seeds & Seed Keeping: A Virtual Workshop. Amirah Mitchell. Providence Community Library HERE

Feb 10 Thur 6:30-8:30 The History of Scotch Whisky. David McNicoll. Brooklyn Brainery $7 HERE

Feb 10 Thu 7-8:30 Jane Austen's Tea Table. “Our modern image of the British high tea was shaped by Victorian and Edwardian society ladies who lived after Austen. What was tea actually like in Austen’s Regency era?” Tables to tea cups, sugar Jayne Lewis, Rachel Hoffer, Tara Leederman. UCI Illuminations HERE TAPE may be HERE

Feb 10 Thu 8 Familiar Flavors: Stories Made in the Kitchen. Fa Gao (Steamed Cupcakes). Kristina Cho author of Mooncakes and Milk Bread. 21st Anniversary of the Los Angeles Lantern Festival. Friends of the Chinese American Museum CAM HERE

Fe 10 Thu 8 Italian Wines Adventure: Northern & Central. Liz Kowal. Kishwaukee College - Workforce & Community Education $12 HERE

Feb 10 Thu 8-10 Whiskies of the USA Part 2: Corn & White Whiskey. Kurt Maitland, Sarah Jeltema. Museum of Distilled Spirits $15 HERE

Feb 11-12 The Experimental Archaeology of Medieval and Renaissance Food. Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Ohio State University. Hybrid HERE

Feb 11-12 4-10AM Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food. “influence of the environment on our food - and vice versa.” €40 HERE links to program and register

Fe 11 Fri 12 The Fruits of Empire: Art, food, and the politics of Race in the Age of American Expansion. “after the Civil War, Americans consumed an unprecedented amount of fruit as it grew more accessible with advancements in refrigeration and transportation technologies…” author Shana Klein Reisig. Pepin Lecture. Boston University Gastronomy Program. HERE TAPE HERE

Fe 11 Fri 5 Cocktail-Making Class: Bourbon and Rye, America’s Native Spirits. Diana Pittet. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 11 Fri 9 Butterfly Centre and Local Palm Sugar Makers, Cambodia. “how palm sugar products are made in a traditional way… packed-solid palm sugar in palm leaves and fresh sweet sugar took down from the palm trunk. Heygo HERE

Feb 11 Fri 9-11:30 The Great Migration: An Exploration of Black, Creole Cuisine in California. Keena's Kitchen. Donation HERE

Fe 11 Fri 10 / 7 PST. BACH Bay Area Culinary Historians - second planning meeting. Andrew Sigal & Carrie Tillie. HERE

Feb 12 Sat 4:30AM -12 2022 Bee Lecture Day. “Bumblebees and Solitary Bees, bees have swarmed, honey bee removals, bees on the roof of Manchester cathedral to Buckingham Palace.” Somerset Beekeepers' Association HERE

Fe 12 Sat 11AM Jewish Ghetto and the Ancient Fish Market. “mix of food and history” Heygo. HERE

Fe 12 Sat 12 An Gorta Mór: The story of Ireland's Great Hunger. “period of mass starvation and disease in Ireland from 1845 to 1852.” Heygo HERE

Feb 12 Sat 12 Food for Life: African American Culinary Heritage Cooking Class. Tiffany Wilkerson- Licensed Food For Life Instructor HERE

Fe 12 Sat 1-2:15 Sachertorte: The Best Chocolate Cake. Luisa Weiss. Milk Street Live Online Cooking School. $24.95 HERE

Feb 12 Sat 1-2:30 Cooking with History. “lives of enslaved cooks, the impact of racial systems on foodways, and ongoing efforts to engage with African American culinary heritage.” Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz, Dr. Psyche Williams-Forson, Chef Therese Nelson. Josiah Henson Museum and Park HERE TAPE may be HERE

Fe 12 Sat 1:30 Moonshine: The Eternal Spirit. Kevin Kosar. Culinary Historians of Southern California HERE TAPE may be HERE

Fe 12 Sat 7-8:30 Pastel, The Long Lost Sister of Empanada. “Learn more about Indonesia's food culture and history.” dindarefa HERE

Feb 12 Sat 7 Caesar’s Kitchen: Chocolate and Slavery at Stratford Hall. Dontavius Williams, Chris Scott, Kelley Fanto Deetz. Stratford Hall. HERE postponed

Fe 13 Sun 12-1:30 Making a 16th century Aphrodisiac Tarte. “some of the substances that were considered an aphrodisiac in different periods of our history…” Ursula in Italy. VAWAA $30 HERE

Feb 13 Sun 2 From the Knish to the Halal Cart: How Immigrant groups maintain their identities and gain acceptance through New York Street Food. Andrew Silverstein. CHoW Culinary Historians of Washington DC HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 13 Sun 5 The Hawaiian Poke Bowl. “evolution of poke in Hawaii and understand Japanese, Filipino and Polynesian influences in Hawaii’s cuisine.” Kiki Aranita. Context $36.50 HERE

Feb 13 Sun 7:30-9:30 The History of the British Teacup. “history of tea and tea wares from China, Germany, and France which influenced the tea wares we know and love today.” The Art of Tea and Tasseomancy’s Mystic Tearoom. $27.54 HERE

Fe 14 Mon 1:30 The Folklore of Rural Craft: Telling the Bees and other Customs. Mark Norman. Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Libraries HERE

Feb 14 Mon 5:30-7 The Chocolate King: Life & Legacy of Milton S. Hershey. Tesa Burns, Archivist for Hershey Community Archives. New York Adventure Club. $10 tape for week HERE

Feb 14 Mon 6 Love and Chocolate. Maite Gomez-Rejon. LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes CA HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 15 Tue 12 Prescribing from the Bookshelf: Bibliotherapy and the use of Books as Medicine. Mary Mahoney. CT Historical Society HERE

Fe 15 Tue 2:30 Insects: the little things that run your garden. Ashleigh Whiffin. Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society – The Caley HERE

Fe 15 Tue 4 For the Love of Chocolate. “Jews and chocolate, dating back to the 1600s” Michael Leventhal author of The Chocolate King. Moment Magazine HERE TAPE HERE

Feb 15 Tue 4-5:30 The Great Disappearing Act: Germans in New York City, 1880-1930. author Dr. Christina Ziegler-McPherson. The Gotham Center for New York City History. image of dining hall. HERE

Fe 15 Tue 6 What's All the Buzz About Regenerative Agriculture? “history of the term and how it differs from sustainable agriculture.” N.C. Cooperative Extension, Durham County HERE

Feb 16 Wed 1:30-3 Peace, Poverty and Betrayal: A New History of British India. author Roderick Matthews. The British in India Historical Trust £5 HERE

Feb 16 Wed 2 Chinese Foods and Plant Cultures in the Delaware Valley. history, culture, discussion. Dr. Cassandra Stancil Gunkel, Bonnie Tobin. Tyler State Park. Friends Life Care: VigR® HERE

Fe 16 Wed 2 Animal City: The Domestication of America by author Andrew Robichaud. 19th cen. American cities … cows grazing open lots, pigs foraging gutters, horses by the thousands, cattle driven through busy streets, and stockyards intermixed with residential neighborhoods…” changes. Animal History Group HERE Feb 2021 info and TAPE HERE Cattle: Fe.9,16 Mr.1,16

Feb 16 Wed 2 Bringing back native oysters to Northern Ireland. “Extensive oyster beds are known to have existed … for several hundred years, but most stocks crashed during the late 19th cen” Heidi McIlvenny. Ulster Wildlife. £3.00 HERE

Fe 16 Wed 2:30 Tour of Bournville. “1879 the Cadbury Brothers moved their famous chocolate factory … built a village of social housing both for their workers and for others, where people could live in clean, light, spacious and airy conditions… “ Ian Jelf. £10 HERE Fe 17 Bournville

Feb 16 Wed 6 The Journey of Lowcountry Rice. “from the African continent to the American South and its later upward trajectory to the Northeast…” Valerie and Alethia Erwin of Geechee Girl Rice Café. Culinary Literacy Center. Free Library of Philadelphia $10 HERE

Feb 16 Wed 6 The History of the New England Maple Sugar Harvest. Stanley-Whitman House HERE

Feb 16 Wed 6-7:30 Chinese Foods and Plant Cultures in the Delaware Valley. history, culture, discussion, cooking demo. Dr. Cassandra Stancil Gunkel, Bonnie Tobin. Tyler State Park. Friends Life Care: VigR® HERE

Feb 16 Wed 7 Midcentury Cuisine. Dr. Leslie Goddard. Palisade Free Library NY HERE

Feb 16 Wed 7 Diet for a Small Planet. Fiftieth Anniversary Edition. Participatory meeting led by Dr. Ellen Messer. Culinary Historians of Boston. HERE

Feb 16 Wed 7 Ontario Beer: A Heady History of Brewing. Jordan St. John. Oshawa Museum HERE

Fe 16 Wed 7 Oh Deer! How Deer Shape Forests in the Catskills & Beyond. Dr. Charles Canham, Dr. Lynn Christenson, Brendan Quirion. Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies HERE TAPE and resources HERE

Feb 16 Wed 8 Edible Insects: A Global History. author Gina Hunter. Chicago Foodways Roundtable HERE TAPE HERE also Fe 22

Academy Conversation: Insects in Decline. “rely on them for … coffee (pollinators) to red dye in fabric and food (scale insects) to recycling (decomposers). But two frightening trends are occurring: increased global temps and decreased insect populations. Tanya Dapkey. The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel U. PA Au 14, 2021 HERE TAPE HERE

The Role of Insect Eating in Human Diets, Past and Present. Dr. Julie Lesnik. Smithsonian Natural History Museum. DC Au 19 2021 HERE. TAPE HERE

Feb 17 Thu 9AM Europeans seeking Spice. The end of the Maritime Silkroad? The Archaeology of the Great Trade Routes - The Silk Roads. MANCENT, The Manchester ContinuingEducationNetwork £10 HERE

Fe 17 Thu 9:30AM Bournville - Village Built On Chocolate. “Cadbury family built not just their chocolate factory but a healthy and pleasant place for their workers to live.” Heygo HERE Fe 16 Bournville

Fe 17 Thu 10:30AM The Restaurant: A History. Steven Moore. The English Manner. £26.46 – £30.77 HERE

Feb 17 Thu 12 Fireside Chat "A retrospective of farming, gender, and state authority. Two decades of conditional cash transfers in rural Mexico" Dr. Nora Haenn. Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD) HERE

Feb 17 Thu 12:30 What do historians think about food? Jennifer Regan-Lefebvre. Serving Up History. Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum HERE

Feb 17 Thu 2-4 Bees, Wild Bees, Hives and ‘Beekeeping’. “the ‘wild heirs of lost British Honey bees’ in the ancient woodlands of Blenheim Palace.” Filipe Salbany. Somerset Beekeepers' Assn HERE

Feb 17 Thur 2:30-4 Cultivating Community: Women and Agricultural Fairs in Ontario. Jodey Nurse author. U of Guelph Rural History Roundtable HERE Eventbrite link 2 weeks before

Feb 17 Thu 6 Sweet City: A History of Candy Manufacturing in the Somerville Area. Boston once had “over 140 factories producing a wide variety of chocolates & candies.” Jeremy Spindler. Somerville Museum. HERE TAPE HERE //

Feb 17 Thu 6:30 The General’s Cook in Philadelphia & New York: Hercules Posey, Chef at America’s First Table and Beyond. George Washington. Ramin Ganeshram. Culinary Historians of New York $10 HERE

Feb 17 Thu 6:30 Washington at the Plow: Agriculture and Slavery in the New Nation. “methods of British agricultural improvement and how they also shaped Washington’s management of enslaved labor.” Bruce Ragsdale. HERE

Feb 17 Thu 7 Land, Liberty, and Loss: Echoes of the American Revolution. “nuanced history of Native-settler relations in present-day New York State from contact to the American Revolution.” Alan Taylor. Humanities New York HERE TAPE may be HERE Essay HERE

Feb 17 Thu 7 Vegetarian Viands of the Early Victorian Era: A Lacto-Ovo Meal. Asenath Nicholson’s books Nature's Own Book, 1835, the first American vegetarian cookbook …in 1849 her Kitchen Philosophy for Vegetarians. Hal Simon-Hassell. Friends of Texas Historical Comm. HERE TAPE may HERE Facebook HERE

Fe 17 Thur 7 Search of Indiana’s Oldest Plant Specimen. “Michaux’s journal and his 1803 Flora Boreali-Americana led to knowledge of plants he collected in 1795 near Vincennes.” Mike Homoya. Indiana Native Plant Society. HERE

Feb 17 Thu 7-8:30 Edible Landscaping with Native Plants. Allyson Levy and Scott Serrano, Co-founders, Hortus Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. NY Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens PA HERE

Feb 17 Thu 7-9 Urban Consulate: Taste the Diaspora. Panel of “Black chefs & organizers from Detroit, New Orleans & Africa come together... for a virtual cross-city family conversation about food, land, history, healing & repair.” Urban Consulate HERE

Fe 17 Thu 7:30 Salt Beef Buckets: A Love Story. “stories and culinary traditions of Newfoundland.” Andie Bulman. Culinary Historians of Canada. Donation HERE

Fe 17 Thu 8-10 Donuts! Michael Krondl author of The Donut: History, Recipes, and Lore. Culinary Historians of Northern Illinois HERE

Fe 17 or 24 Thu 9pm Black History Month: Cocktails created by America’s Black Bartenders. Alexi Fisher host of podcast History of Drinking. Cocktail Collective $30 HERE

History of America's Black Bartender. Alexi Fisher. segment History of Drinking Podcast. HERE

Feb 17 Thu 10:30 Ordering the Myriad Things: From Traditional Knowledge to Scientific Botany in China. Nicholas K. Menzies. The Huntington. HERE

Fe 18 Fri 8AM More Than Just Fish Food:The Ecosystem Services Provided by Aquatic Insects. Craig Macadam. The Field Studies Council HERE

Feb 18 Fri 9AM The Tudor Socialite. “marriages to sombre funerals, and decadent feasts to lavish large-scale gatherings…” author Jan-Marie Knights. The National Archives UK HERE

Fe 18 Fri 9:30AM Visualizing the Microbial Ecology of Sourdough Starters. Sourdough Project HERE started 2016 to “characterize the microbial diversity associated with sourdough starters across the globe… 500 started from 17 countries.” Erin McKenney. NC State University Libraries HERE

Fe 18 Fri 12-1:30 Soju recipes in the first East Asian cookbook (1670) written by a female author. Hyunhee Park / Sake’s lost women: Gender and brewing in premodern Japan. Eric C. Rath. Beyond Cooking: Global Histories of Food-Making and Gender across the Early Modern World. 4 part Seminar. CRASSH U of Cambridge. HERE

Feb 18 Fri 5 Cocktail-Making Class: Iconic Bars and Drinks of New Orleans. Diana Pittet. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 18 Fri 7-8:30 In our Virtual Kitchen with Chef Marcus Samuelsson author of The Rise. Central Market Cooking School $10 HERE

Feb 19 Sat 10:30-11:15AM History in the Kitchen. “food consumed by enslaved people during the 18th century in Virginia and preparing fried catfish.” Gunston Hall HERE

Fe 19 Sat 1:30-3 The Lost Cuisines of California. Richard Foss. “why none of the cooking techniques or popular dishes of the first people of the California or Mission people survive, and how did the introduction of agriculture change their lives?... pleasure-loving Dons enjoy in their haciendas, and why did their cuisine die out so quickly after the USA annexed the territory” The Culinary Historians of San Diego. Facebook stream HERE

Feb 19 Sat 2 Food of the Gods: The History and Material Culture of Chocolate. “history of chocolate in the early United States.” Amanda Lange. Lexington Historical Society $15 HERE //

Fe 19 Sat 2 Cuisines of Different Cultures-Cajun Jambalaya with Sumptuous Vegan. Atlantic Institute. HERE TAPE may be HERE

Fe 19 Sat 8-10 Kitchen & Culture #6 - Arepas (corn meal cakes) from Venezuela. Griselda Martin. Kulea Culture Society. $22.23 HERE

Fe 20 Sun 11 Seeds 101 - Winter Edition. Part of the Seeds collection. “basics of seed collecting including forecasting, best practices, and collection methods. .. what seeds are available over the winter…” Westminster Ponds Centre HERE Pt. 2 Fe 27

Feb 20 Sun 1 Roman Cuisine – Evolution of Food in Italy's Lazio Region. Gina Tringali. Context $36.50 HERE

Feb 20 Sun 1 Inside the Mexican Markets. Raquel del Castillo. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 20 Sun 4 The Real Housewives of New Jersey - Early American Women and their Kitchen Gardens. Lesley Parness. The Chatham Township Historical Society NJ HERE

Feb 20 Sun 4 The Provisions of War: Expanding the Boundaries of Food and Conflict 1840-1990. International roundtable discussion. Editor Justin Nordstrom. CHAA Culinary Historians of Ann Arbor HERE

Feb 21 Mon _ The not so inexhaustible sea: Fisheries science & Management, 1863-present. Aaron Van Neste. Hagley Museum library HERE TAPE will be HERE

Feb 21 Mon 5 100 Years of America's Food Fads and Trendy Treats. Francine Segan. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Feb 21 Mon 6:30 Washington CT, An Agrarian Community: Past, Present & Future. Patrick Horan. Gunn Historical Museum HERE
Feb 22 Tue 9AM Johannes Vermeer’s Perfect Painting. The Milkmaid (1654–58). Dr. Peter Ross. Guildhall Library, London HERE email sent day before

Feb 22 Tue 2 Jam, Jerusalem, and more: West Sussex Women’s Institutes. “earliest WI in England at Singleton and East Dean in 1915 through to the key role the WI played in both World Wars and their ongoing efforts to promote better homes, better communities, and better agriculture locally.” West Sussex Record Office £5 HERE

Feb 22 Tue 6:30 Presidential Food - Washington & Lincoln. Francine Segan. AARP not have to be member HERE

Feb 22 Tue 6:45-8:15 Bakers Against Racism: The Power of Community Activism through Food. Paola Velez. Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum HERE

Feb 22 Tue 7 African American Culture: The History between Plants and Africa. Michael Carter Jr. AARP not have to be member HERE

Fe 22 Tue 8 Why Eat Bugs?: An Intro to Edible Insects. Joseph Yoon. Atlas Obscura. 2 parts. $40 HERE also Fe 16

Feb 22 Tue 8-9:30 Speakeasies of NYC: A Tale of Crime, Creativity, and Celebration. Sylvia Laudien-Meo. New York Adventure Club. $10 tape for week HERE

Feb 23 Wed 12 Food, identity and difference in travel writing from Muslim South Asia. Siobhan Lambert-Hurley. Research and Postgraduate Office. London Metropolitan University HERE

Feb 23 Wed 1 The Walters Art Series: Chinese Porcelain. The Walters Art Museum. Howard County libraries MD HERE

Fe 23 Wed 1-3 Unsung History of Soul Food. “though art, music and of course amazing food and drinks.” Chefs Edward Brumfield, Ralph Harris. TheHipHopCHEFS $10 HERE

Fe 23 Wed 1:30-3 The Archaeology of London Pubs. 17th 18th cen. “changing culture of London’s pubs, inns, taverns, and alehouses - as seen through archaeological remains.” Stephanie Duensing. DigVentures HERE

Fe 23 Wed 2 What happens within the honey bee hive? “A newly developed video technique from within beehives has allowed scientists to record the complete development of a honey bee and provides fascinating methods that bees have for organizing their colony.” Dr Paul Siefert. Cambridgeshire Beekeepers Assn. HERE

Feb 23 Wed 2 Women in the Kitchen: Domestic Science in the Delaware Valley. history, culture, discussion. Dr. Cassandra Stancil Gunkel, Bonnie Tobin. Tyler State Park. Friends Life Care: VigR® HERE

Fe 23 Wed 2 Scotland as a Brown Bread Loving Nation. “much the Scots and Nordics can learn from each other… change dietary habits towards more climate-friendly diet – without alienating Scottish consumers.” Mads Fischer-Moller. SRUC Alumni HERE

Feb 23 Wed 2:30 Castagnole, the Italian Carnival Sweets. Heygo HERE

Feb 23 Wed 2:30-3:15 Artichokes: Roman style vs. Jewish style. “Italian dish tutorial, seasoned with curious stories about Italy's cooking traditions.” Micky and Adry. Heygo HERE

Feb 23 Wed 6-7:30 Women in the Kitchen: Domestic Science in the Delaware Valley. history, culture, discussion, cooking demo. Dr. Cassandra Stancil Gunkel, Bonnie Tobin. Tyler State Park. Friends Life Care: VigR® HERE

Feb 23 Wed 7 Pratt Test Kitchen presents Toni Tipton-Martin. latest book Jubilee: Recipes From Two Centuries of African American Cooking. Enoch Pratt Free Library, MD HERE

Feb 23 Wed 7-8:30 Foods of Canada. Sarah Lohman, Jonathan Soma. Brooklyn Brainery. $9 HERE

Feb 23 Wed 8-10 Whiskies of the USA Part 3: Rye. Kurt Maitland, Sarah Jeltema. Museum of Distilled Spirits $15 HERE

Feb 24 Thu 12 A Guide to Vegan Ethics. co-author Emilia A. Leese. Think Like a Vegan: What everyone can learn from vegan ethics. National Library of Scotland HERE

Fe 24 Thu 12:30-2 American Home Cookery. A Survey of Culinary Education (Mostly in America). Peter Hertzmann. / The Home Economists Go to Work: Popularizing Culinary Knowledge by Any Means Necessary, 1900-1950. Jessica Carbonne. Institute of Historical Research HERE

Fe 24 Thu 1 Native Seed: History, Production, and Establishment. Robert Hoffman. N.C. Cooperative Extension, Rockingham County HERE

Fe 24 Thu 5 Whip Up a Family Cookbook. “tips on how to capture the stories, recipes, thoughts, and traditions” Maryellen Burns. ACC Senior Services. HERE

Feb 24 Thu 5:30-7 Food and Dining in New York's Gilded Age. Carl Raymond. New York Adventure Club. $10 tape for week HERE

Feb 24 Thu 6-7:30 Ramps. Forest Farming in Focus- A Deeper Dive. Dr.Eric Burkhart, Steve Schwartz, of Delaware Valley Ramps PA. To learn basics go HERE. Horticultural Science. Appalachian Beginning Forest Farmer Coalition. Register HERE TAPE HERE

Fe 24 Thu 6:30 Africa Eats. author Dame Pauline Awino Pinnock. ancient foods of Africa and make Ginger Tea. Les Dames d’Escoffier. NY $20 HERE

Fe 24 Thu 6:30 Stories from Wolfe's Neck Farm. Sam Smith, Jim DeGrandpre. Freeport Historical Society HERE

Feb 24 Thu 6:30-8:15 Whisky: A Global Success Story. David McNicoll. Brooklyn Brainery $7 HERE

Fe 24 Thu 8-9:30 Celebrating Lena Richard and NoLA Cuisine. “chef, cookbook author and entrepreneur … built a culinary empire during the Jim Crow era and helped put the Creole cooking traditions of New Orleans cuisine on the map.” Maite Gomez-Rejon of ArtBites $25 HERE

Feb 25 Fri 2-3:30 Pompeii Uncovered: From Daily Life to Disaster. Dr. Helena Meskanen. Archaeology Talks £11.37 HERE

Fe 26 Sat 10AM Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker: Using Occupational Records. Amy Johnson Crow. Delaware Genealogical Society HERE

Feb 26 Sat 10:30-11:15AM Sugar Maples. “complicated relationships between these trees and their fellow flora and fauna… how sugar maples are tapped and how you can identify these trees by their characteristics. Duke Farms HERE

Feb 26 Sat 12 Jane Austen's Kitchen: Interpreting an Original Receipt Manuscript. Julienne Gehrer. HFSDV with the Eastern Pa. Region of the Jane Austen Society of North America HERE

Feb 26 Sat 12:30 Afro-South American History - The Grape Harvest Festival. La Vendimia, Afro-Peruvian and Pisco (Peruvian brandy) Heygo HERE

Feb 26 Sat 1 From Baccalà to Tiramisù: A Culinary Saunter Through Venice and the Veneto Region. Cecilia Sitran. Context Travel $36.50 HERE

Fe26 Sat 2 Fort from Home Victorian Cooking: Chicken Croquettes. Elizabeth Rudrud. Fort Nisqually $10 HERE

Feb 26 Sat 2-3:30 The Art of Pączki. (donuts for Fat Thursday in Poland, Tuesday in US) Eagle-Orzel Educational and Cultural Exchange. Tape $15 HERE

Feb 26 Sat 3-5 The Archaeology Of Cheese: Cattle, Strainers, Chemistry, And Genes. “earliest use of dairy products in prehistoric Europe weaves together archaeology, analytical chemistry, and genetics.” Dr. Peter Bogucki. The Denver Society of the Archaeological Institute of America. HERE

Feb 26 Sat 7-8:30 Spreckels' Sugar Empire. From Hawaii cane fields to San Francisco Bay from 1850s. Built Legion of Honor and Maritime Museums. Bruce Bennett. SF City Guides HERE

Fe 27 Sun 11-12:30 Seeds 102 - Winter Edition. Part of the Seeds collection. “seed stratification, both natural and artificial. Plus take your collected winter seed from the first session and learn how to sow them” Westminster Ponds Centre HERE

Feb 27 Sun 1-4 Acorn Processing: The Ultimate Slow Food. Go through the whole process of identification, foraging, selection, storage, shelling, grinding, leaching and recipes. Bryan. Healing Ecosystems. Donation HERE

Feb 27 Sun 2 Tambora: The Eruption that Changed the World. Gillen D’Arcy Wood. Historic Deerfield. tape for two weeks HERE

Feb 27 Sun 4-5:30 The Sephardic South. “since the colonial period, particularly in the cities of Charleston and Savannah.” Sara Gardner. Sephardic Recipes Across America. Temple Israel of Boston. 3 parts $0-10 HERE

Feb 27 Sun 7-8:30 Mezcal 101. “agave distillates go way beyond what tequila has to offer, and they are found all over Mexico and produced from a variety of different agave.” Khrys Maxwell. Museum of Distilled Spirits $25 HERE

Feb 28 Mon 11am The Role of Black Farmers in Michigan and Across the Country. AARP not have to be member HERE

Feb 28 Mon 1 The Rev. Thomas Birch Freeman: Victorian Botanist. “an Anglo-African Victorian missionary, diplomat and botanist…” in Ghana. 1809-1890. Advolly Richmond. Kew Mutual Improvement Society £3 HERE

Feb 28 Mon 1:30 Lodging in Georgian London. “how a newcomer to Georgian London found a room and what life was like in a crowded house shared with strangers who were there to subsidise the household budget.” Dr. Gillian Williamson. Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Libraries HERE

Fe 28 Mon 2-3:30 Xocolatl: Food of the Gods. Chocolate history. Darlene Tenes. San Jose Woman's Club Antiques Group HERE

Fe 28 Mon 6:30 African Diasporic Seeds and Seed Keeping. Amirah Mitchell. Providence Community Library. [was ]Feb 10 HERE

Feb 28 Mon 7 Sugar, Slavery, and Revolution: The Real History of White Gold. Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz. Stratford Hall HERE

Feb 28 Mon 7:30 Elegant Indulgence: The History & Traditions of Afternoon Tea. Dr. Leslie Goddard. Julia Hull District Library, HERE


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