18 JULY 2013
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heirlooms: Old, New, Local, Global
Heirloom foods let us taste history while preserving it, but what do “heirlooms” really mean and where do they come from? Join the conversation about native plants, new varieties, and the global influence of diverse communities on foods right here in the DC region. We’ll be talking with: Pati Jinich, host of “Pati’s Mexican Table” and cookbook author, Rayna Green, National Museum of American History curator and Native American food and plant specialist, Hiu Newcomb of Potomac Vegetable Farm, and Ira Wallace of the Southern Exposure Seed Exchange.
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I got such a kick out of being included in this video recap of the week’s events at the National Press Club. It highlights the Republican National Committee, the United Nations, Syria, the French military, the US Senate — and Mexican cooking! It completely represents what an honor it was for me to be invited to host a dinner and talk about Mexican food at the Press Club. Watch the whole thing here…