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Dark, Bitter, Sweet, and Aromatic - A Social History of Coffee

Mar 22, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Fleming Museum 204 (Marble Court)

Catherine Holly, Anthropologist and Coffee Researcher

This talk explores the social, political, and economic influences that have shaped the consumption of coffee around the world. Catherine Holly takes a look at the historical roots of our beloved black brew, and sheds light on current and future trends in an ever-changing environment. A brief coffee tasting follows the talk to further an appreciation for the sensory and quality attributes of coffee.

Price: Regular Admission
Sponsor: Fleming Museum

For more information, contact Fleming Museum at 802-656-0750 or

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