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Forum with William Woys Weaver: food historian, author, epicure, & gardener

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Join William Woys Weaver as he talks about sustainability, his new book The Roughwood Table and its Quaker mandate, his seed collection and how he is working to preserve cultural identity through sustainable foods and foodways. 

Will is an internationally known food historian and author of sixteen books including A Quaker Woman’s Cookbook (1982, new edition 2004)—a study of a 19th century domestic book by Elizabeth Ellicott Lea, America Eats (Harper & Row 1989), and The Christmas Cook (Harper-Collins 1990), a 300-year history of the American Christmas. He has been featured on such national programs as “Good Morning America” (with Julia Child) and NPR’s “Fresh Air,” and has appeared in many special food documentaries, including “Terrapin,” which won an Emmy in 1993, and more recently, “Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds.” Please read more about Will's career and projects at

Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 11:30am
Haverford Friends Meeting
855 North Buck Lane
Haverford, PA 19041
United States