TALK: Dark, Bitter, Sweet, and Aromatic - A Social History of Coffee

  • Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art and Anthropology 61 Colchester Avenue Burlington, VT, 05405 United States

This talk explores the social, political, and economic influences that have shaped the consumption of coffee around the world. Catherine Holly takes a look at the historical roots of our beloved black brew, and sheds light on current and future trends in an ever-changing environment. A brief coffee tasting follows the talk to further an appreciation for the sensory and quality attributes of coffee.