The Great Exchange: Origins and Odysseys of Our Favorite Foods (on ZOOM)

90 in stock


90 in stock

When Columbus made landfall in 1492, it was as if two worlds collided and the seams of the ancient supercontinent of Pangea were to be re-knit biologically by maritime commerce that would change the world forever. Join Dr. John Freedman in this three-week class for a colorful and fascinating interdisciplinary look at the origins and odysseys of foods of the world, from pineapple, peppers, peanuts, tomatoes, potatoes (a real game changer) to sugar (a bittersweet story), coffee, chocolate, and much more.

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Purchasing on this page will register you for the Zoom version of this class. If you would prefer to attend in-person, please click here.

Dates:            Wednesdays, July 7 – July 21, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Where:           On Zoom: After purchasing this product you’ll receive an email with a link to register for the Zoom webinar for this class.
Instructor:      Dr. John Freedman

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