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Bixby Memorial Free Library

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258 Main St
Vergennes, VT 05491 United States

October 2018

Soup to Nuts: An Eccentric History of Food

October 10
10:30 pm
Image of painting of medieval kitchen helpers

The history of what and how we eat encompasses everything from the prehistoric mammoth luau to the medieval banquet to the modern three squares a day. Presented by writer Rebecca Rupp, this talk let attendees find out about the rocky evolution of table manners, the not-so-welcome invention of the fork, the awful advent of portable soup, and the surprising benefits of family dinners – plus some catchy info on seasonal foods. Read More »

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