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From Garden to Table

March 19, 2015

This PowerPoint presentation is based on a 17th-century Dutch gardening- and cookbook, which features a calendar for gardening activities and a cookbook that explains how to use the fruits and vegetables grown in the garden to best advantage. The 400-year old book with its contemporary theme helps in understanding the kitchen gardens of the early Dutch settlers of the Hudson Valley and gives insight in our colonial diet. Illustrations include etchings from the book; works by the Dutch masters such as kitchen scenes by Joachim Beuckelaer; market stalls by Quiringh van Brekelenkam and Pieter Cornelis van Rijck; as well as sumptuous still lifes by Abraham van Beyeren.

Funded project of the New York Humanities Council.  The New York Humanities Council is a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Time: 6:00 pm

Contact: Jill Gross Phone: (845) 359-3877
Tappan Free Library
93 Main Street
Tappan, NY 100983
United States