Friday Feb 8th, 2013

Quiz on the word origins of food and drink

Did you know that ‘croissant’ literally means ‘crescent’ or that oranges are native to China? Do you realize that the word ‘pie’ has been around for seven hundred years in English or that ‘toast’ comes from the Latin word for ‘scorch’? John Ayto explores the word origins of food and drink in The Diner’s Dictionary. We’ve made a little quiz based on the book. Are you hungry for it? read more »

Wednesday Feb 19th, 2014

Is small farm led development still a relevant strategy?

Smallholders account for large shares of the rural poor in the developing world.
Wednesday Dec 4th, 2013

Beer, a perennial potion

A knowledge by volume quiz on an ancient and beloved beverage
Tuesday Nov 26th, 2013

Raising the Thanksgiving turkey

The forgotten knowledge of farmwomen
Thursday Oct 24th, 2013

Oktoberfest Library

A Review-in-Limericks
Wednesday
Oct 16th, 2013

Food fortification

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Monday
Sep 30th, 2013

Cheers to the local bar

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Saturday
Aug 24th, 2013

Ten facts about toasts

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Wednesday
Aug 21st, 2013

A quiz on the history of sandwiches

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Friday
Aug 2nd, 2013

What are you drinking?

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Wednesday
Jul 31st, 2013

An ice cream quiz

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Sunday
May 5th, 2013

Cinco de Mayo and the insurgent taco

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Monday
Mar 25th, 2013

Alcohol advertising, by any other name…

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Sunday
Feb 17th, 2013

A quiz on Prohibition

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Thursday
Feb 14th, 2013

Comfort food

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Thursday
Dec 20th, 2012

Christmas beers

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Tuesday
Dec 18th, 2012

Christmas dinner with the Cratchits

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