Tag Archives: Food

Do Visitors Think We’re Eating Our Pets?

Lately I’ve heard of negative visitor reactions to historic (and sustainable but open to the public) farm sites in regards to the animals they keep. It seems not everyone is comfortable with animals on farms becoming food or with the … Continue reading

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Interpreting & Plowing & Bookbinding & More

Many great opportunities to learn new skills, meet new people, and see new places are available in the next few months thanks to ALHFAM regional and Professional Interest Group gatherings. Take advantage if you can: The Mid-Atlantic region has put … Continue reading

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Food, Glorious Food

Another blog post from our President, Dr. Debra Reid: I have heard the most amazing things at the Food History Conference I am attending at the moment. I have heard about how archaeobotanists have studied hundreds of sites in Europe, … Continue reading

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Scenes from the Road, part IV

The latest in a series of blog posts from our President, Dr. Debra Reid: Talking Pork Tomorrow (June 29) I will present a paper on “working animals at living history farms” at the AIMA conference in Tartu, Estonia. This theme runs … Continue reading

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Scenes from the Road… part II

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More images and thoughts from ALHFAM’s President Dr. Debra Reid as her trek across Estonia continues…. June 26, 2013 – Gardens at the Estonian Open Air Museum The Estonian Open Air Museum concentrates its efforts on two gardens (based on … Continue reading

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Educate Those Kids About Food and Farming!

There was a full workshop for the all-day consideration of teaching kids about food and farming.  Lots of good looking books, toys and posters were around the room. In the afternoon the whole class was out on the lawn walking … Continue reading

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In Dayton for the MOMCC Conference

Greetings from the hometown of Orville and Wilbur Wright! The 2011 Spring MOMCC Conference is officially kicking off at 7pm tonight at Carriage Hill Metropark, but the pre-conference workshops were held all day today. Particpants had the opportunity to tour … Continue reading

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