Historic Columbia welcomes Dr. Shields, who, in addition to his scholarly work in food studies, is responsible for the repatriation of a dozen classic ingredients to the region’s fields and gardens, most recently the Carolina African Runner Peanut and Purple Ribbon Sugar Cane. Dr. Shields’ presentation will explore the foods and food traditions of our past and what is being done today to revive them.
Garden Reception and Book Signing | 7 – 8:30 pm
Executive Chef Wes Fulmer of Motor Supply Bistro teams up with Dr. David Shields to offer heavy hors d’oeuvres including ingredients and preparations discussed in the keynote address. Dr. Shields will be signing copies of his book Southern Provisions.