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Bouman-Stickney Farmstead

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114 Dreahook Road
Stanton, NJ 08885 United States

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Chocolate Making at Bouman-Stickney Farmstead

Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, 114 Dreahook Road
Stanton, NJ 08885 United States
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Chocolate Making Readington Township, NJ-   How did a bitter seed become the chocolate that so many of us love?  As the drink of choice in Colonial America, and popular among all social classes, it was not unusual to start one’s day with a hot, spicy cup of chocolate. It was perceived to cure common ailments and was even sold in Benjamin Franklin’s Philadelphia print shop. Come on February 2, 1:00-4:00 p.m. as Susan McLellan Plaisted MS RD CSP LDN, demonstrates…

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Sunday, March 1, 2020

Dressed to Kill: From Arsenic in Clothing, Lead in Cosmetics to Blazing Crinolines at Bouman Stickney Farmstead

Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bouman-Stickney Farmstead, 114 Dreahook Road
Stanton, NJ 08885 United States
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Dressed to Kill From Arsenic in Clothing, Lead in Cosmetics to Blazing Crinolines Readington Township, NJ-   On Sunday, March 1 from 1:00-4:00 pm, Dana Bala will present Dressed to Kill: From Arsenic in Clothing, Lead in Cosmetics to Blazing Crinolines. Throughout history, we have worn deadly clothing and makeup to be the height of fashion even if it kills us! Bala will discuss some of the most lethal fashion practices during history, focusing on the Victorian period, when people were Dressed…

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