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The Natural History of Your Favorite Foods

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
Sun., Apr. 23, 2017, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The Natural History of Your Favorite Foods

At last you get to play with your food! Meet archaeologists and use your observation skills to compare ancient wild plant and animal species to modern ones. Taste, process, and handle new and old world ingredients from favorite foods such as pizza, french fries, and chocolate cake, and learn how they became staples of the American diet we enjoy today.

Gazette Classification: Education, Health Sciences, Lecture, Research study, Science, Social Sciences
Organization/Sponsor: Presented in collaboration with the Cambridge Science Festival
Cost: Free and open to the public.
Contact Info: 617-496-1027 peabody@fas.harvard.edu
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Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 10:00