Special Hearth Program

Hurd House Museum, Hollow Rd, Woodbury Ct,

Your invited to spent an afternoon by the hearth and discover how the  Hurd family would prepared for the  winter and spring months during the late 1600’s. With a grocery store in every town seasonality and preservation is not something we think about  anymore.  Seasonal rhythms kept the households in constant motion to preserver food and drink.  Food preservation and it’s storage was paramount to their survival.

From cellar to garret and out to the well house food needed to be stored for the family meals.  Sandra Tarbox  a colonial foodways culinarian  will be demonstration cooking techniques at the hearth and sharing her knowledge on how the summer and fall foods would have been preserved and made into a nutritious winter meal.

Sunday October  29th from  2 to 4

Hollow road Woodbury Ct

A Georgian Christmas Tea

You can now read my article called “Georgian Christmas Tea” in the Christmas issue of A Primitive Place magazine. Grab a copy and enjoy the food and all the lovely decorated house cover to cover. Christmas is not that far away.

“What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace.” ~ Agnes M. Pharo