Calendar of  Events

Historic Foodways Society of the Delaware Valley

Dedicated to the Promotion and Understanding of Food History

UPCOMING Events & Exhibits— 2018:


Contact the sponsoring organization for further details and registration information—before heading to an event!

Check out this reference item from Utah State University digital Library

A 1883 Sales catalog from

L. F. Duparquet & Hoyt (New York, NY)

The perfect place to identify those mysterious items in the kitchen drawer:

Interesting Articles


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If you have an event that you would like listed here please send the information to: OR

~ Special Events ~



August 29—3pm—7pm

“The Great American Tomato Tasting” -

Snyder Farm, 140 Locust Ave., Pittstown, NJ.  $10pp/ payable at the door.  To register:




Sept. 30—1pm

A “Tea and Cranberry Social” @ Suningive, Elizabeth White’s home at Whitesbog Village, 799 Lakehurst Rd., Browns Mill, NJ   

$20pp or $30 for two tickets.  Call 609-893-4646—tickets go fast—call ASAP.





Watch here for additional upcoming events soon!

 Many of the historic sites are closed over the winter months

for reorganization, cleanings and R&R of the staff.


~  2018 Programs, Workshops & other Events  ~ 


Contact the sponsoring organization for further details and registration information

—before heading to an event!





Aug. 15—7:30-8:30pm

“All the Tea in China”- presented by Judith Krall-Russo at The Barron Arts Center, 582 Rahway Ave., Woodbridge, NJ.  Open to the public; Phone for a reservation-732-634-0413


Aug. 21—11am-12pm

“Fun and Food Along the Jersey Shore” - - presented by Judith Krall-Russo at Brick Branch Library, 301 Chambers Bridge Rd., Brick, NJ.  For more information call 732-477-4513.



Chadd’s Ford Tavern Talks—2018

1736 Creek Road, Chadd’s Ford, PA  610-388-7376

Tickets must be purchased IN ADVANCE—ALL attendees must be 21 or older.


Sept. 13         7-9pm               Liberty or Death

October 11    7-9pm               Fermented & Tormented

Nov.   8           7-9pm               Sugar & Spice

This monthly experience is aimed exclusively for ADULTS (21 and older) - and focuses on fun topics in early American culture.  Visit to purchase tickets and for other upcoming events.





Aug. 26—1pm-5pm

“Summertime Tours @ Historic New Bridge Landing” - an American Revolutionary War Battleground including 3 Jersey-Dutch sandstone houses, exhibits of Bergen Co. Historical Society collections, tavern, gift shop, outkitchen & barn.  Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201 Main St., River Edge, NJ—admission fees charged.


Sept. 29—1pm-5pm—”BARONFEST”

The Steuben House—Major-eneral Baron von Steuben, Washington’s Drill Master.  Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201 Main St., River Edge, NJ—admission fees for event.  Additional info email:


Oct. 13—10am-5pm & Oct. 14—12pm-4pm

“Weekend Journey Through the Past” - sponsored by the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, in collaboration with thirty local historical organizations and tourism partners.  Info available through The Meadows Foundation, Van Liew-Suydam House, 280 So. Middlebush Rd., Franklin Twp. NJ


Nov. 4— 1pm-4pm

“Smokehouse Demonstration” presented by Susan McLellan Plaisted at the Reading Museum’s Bouman Stickney Farmhouse, 114 Dreahook Rd., Stanton, NJ 08885—more info:




Watch for additional upcoming Events in future posts!


FALL will be here before you know IT!






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