Sticky Subject: The History and Culture Of Sugar

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March 27, 2019 (Wed)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Wenatchee Public Library
310 Douglas Street
Wenatchee, Washington 98801

View Map  |   509-662-2116

Cost: Free

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Dessert     Educational     Food    

Sugar—once a rare, exotic ingredient—has become a dietary staple, leaving its sticky fingerprints all over the globe.

Anthropologist and sweets expert Julia Harrison takes you on a journey from ancient sugar cane plantations to modern candy factories, uncovering sugar’s economic and social significance.

From slavery and mass migration to environmental changes and nutrition, the consequences of sugar’s rise are global—and not always sweet.

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