The Natural History of Your Favorite Foods

Date: 

Apr 23, 2017, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
The Natural History of Your Favorite Foods
The Natural History of Your Favorite Foods

Family drop-in activity  

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

Free and open to the public. Recommended for ages 9 and older.
Presented in collaboration with the Cambridge Science Festival

Cambridge Science Festival