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