Yum. This year’s Conference of theÂ Pacific Northwest Historian’s GuildÂ is called “Letâ€™s Eat: A History of Food and Foodways in the Pacific Northwest” and will celebrate food and eating in Northwest History. The first session on Friday March 2 is at the Nordic Heritage Center and Saturday’s session is at the Museum of History and Industry.
One seminar includesÂ Paul Dorpat, historian and author including Building Washington: A History of Washington State Public Works,Â â€œKeep Clam, Ivar, Ivarâ€™s and the Culture of Clamsâ€
Also, enjoy a Scandinavian Smorgasbord dinner, meet â€œThe Lettuce King of Fifeâ€ andÂ a viewing of the documentary: â€œ3 Feet Under, Digging Deep for the Geoduck.”
Mmmm…..Â I can smell the clam chowder now!