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A week of pepper-themed events ends with a Family Pepper Party

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2 years 17 weeks ago

Each year in our vegetable garden we display dozens of varieties of a widely-grown vegetable. This year, we chose the pepper and have a line-up of activities to explore the world of peppers:

GARDEN TO TABLE: A PASSION FOR PEPPERS
A cooking demo and 3 course tasting of delectable pepper creations by Taverna Banfi.
Saturday, September 12; 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

BLAME IT ON COLUMBUS: PEPPERS AROUND THE WORLD
Lecture by Dave Dewitt, author and food historian
Wednesday, September 16; 7:30 p.m.

PLENTY OF PEPPERS
Pepper tour and tasting with food historian Dave Dewitt
Thursday, September 17; 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

PLANTATIONS PEPPER PARTY!
Pepper activities for kids of all ages at this family event including tastings from Agava.
Saturday, September 19; 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

EXHIBIT ON PEPPERS IN THE WELCOME CENTER
Visit the Nevin Welcome Center to see the exhibit “Peppers Around the World.” This exhibit traces how cultivated peppers traveled from Central and South America to quickly make their way around the globe. A delectable display of pepper-based salsas, curries and pastes highlight how peppers are key ingredients of signature dishes worldwide.