Food and eating in the Pacific Northwest


Yum. This year’s Conference of the Pacific Northwest Historian’s Guild is called “Let’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 includes Paul Dorpat, historian and author including Building Washington: A History of Washington State Public Works,  “Keep Clam, Ivar, Ivar’s and the Culture of Clams”

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Also, enjoy a Scandinavian Smorgasbord dinner, meet “The Lettuce King of Fife” and a viewing of the documentary: “3 Feet Under, Digging Deep for the Geoduck.”

Mmmm…..  I can smell the clam chowder now!

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