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History of Cheese: A Story of Religion, War and Culture’s Impact on America’s Favorite Food

  • Northport Historical Society 215 Main Street Northport, NY, 11768 United States (map)

Cheesemonger Jessica Affatato will reveal the footprints of history on a food we eat almost every day (the average American eats 23 pounds a year!). From Pecorino Romano’s importance as a cornerstone in the diet of Roman Legionnaires to the rise of Velveeta in response to World War I, learn the surprising roots behind this common household staple. Join her afterwards for further discussion, tastings, and cheeses available for purchase. 

Free for Members of the Northport Historical Society; $5 Admission for Non-Members