17th Century Foodways

April 22, 2023 9-noon

Outside the Bath Freight Shed

Join us on Saturday April 22, 2023 in the Bath Freight Shed and in the boatyard by the river. The Bath Farmers Market will be outside at Waterfront Park for the first time this year, so while you are there, come over to the freight shed and see these food demonstrations.

Open Hearth Cooking with chef Sam Collins
Come watch our guest chef prepare an open-hearth Salt Cod Chowder, Beef Stew, and other tasty bites while telling stories about the challengest of cooking at sea.

17th Century Fisth Splitting
Mike Dekker will demonstrate how a fish was cleaned and split for salting and talk about 17th Century fishing.

Butter Churning
Hands on demonstration of making butter led by Lori Benson

17th Century Sailors Provisions
Dorsey Harrison displays the cooking supplies and daily provisions for crew members.