UVM Libraries is partnering with the Office of Sustainability Eco-Reps Program to celebrate Agricultural Literacy Week. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Our Culinary Traditions,” focusing on our region’s rich farming past and exceptional access to local ingredients.
Stop by Howe Library on Tuesday, November 19th from 10am – 3pm. You can sample goodies made from our Vermont cookbook collection, chat about our food culture, and take home recipe bookmarks for the upcoming break.
New treats will be available on the hour until they are gone! Students are preparing:
- Unbaked Apple-Walnut Balls (from Real, Old-Time Yankee Apple Cooking by Beatrice Vaughan, a collection of “80 traditional recipes, updated, starring the incomparable apple” published in Brattleboro)
- Maple Spice Cookies (from Maple Syrup Cookbook by Ken Haedrich, a New England classic about our staple sweet stuff)
- Good Old Cornbread (from With Gratitude for Food by Lorraine Landers, produced by the Dawnland Center, an organization formed by Native American residents of Vermont)
- The Art Department Cookie (from the UVM Bicentennial Cookbook, a 1991 University of Vermont community cookbook edited by Nancy Green and Patricia Gage)
- Wacky Cake (from My Joy of Baking by Helen B. Davis, a Duxbury resident who was 88 years old when she published her collection of 2,273 recipes)