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A Taste of Local History: A Virtual Event with Hudson Market on Main

July 25, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

$25 – $250

A Taste of Local History:

A Virtual Event on July 25 @5p with food from Hudson Market on Main

Register Before July 20!

Learn from culinary historian Lavada Nahon about the day-to-day life of the farmers and their workers of the Lower Hudson Valley, many of whom were enslaved, with special attention to what they were eating and drinking, who was preparing it, and more.

A special take-out meal chosen by Nahon to accompany the presentation is based on recipes from historic cookbooks.

The special historic menu:

  • Spinach Tart
  • Potato Salad with farm fixings
  • Pickled vegetables
  • Pound Cake and Ginger Cookies

We encourage you to invite friends or family members to join your table for this unique historic combo Invite them to a little house party! (If you’ll be out of town, we’ll arrange for your dinner to be delivered to someone local.)

Ready for even more food? Embellish your Hudson Market on Main supper with other accompaniments from the same era. Go farm to table with local garden vegetables and fruits. Add smoked fish and shellfish. There are lots of ways to dress up the pound cake with berries and whipped cream. Popular drinks to accompany dinner include hard cider, heirloom craft beers, Madeira Rosewater Wine, Claret (Burgundy).

How to Order

You may order any of the five choices online HERE at BrownPaperTickets. Alternatively you may download the form HEREand mail to us with a check. Meals are available for two or four people (or any other multiple of 2.) All meal selections come with a Zoom link. For those unable to pick up a meal, we will donate your meal to those in need in Nyack. Orders must be placed by July 20th.

Pickup meals at Hudson Market on Main,5 N. Broadway, on July 25th between 1pm and 4pm.


Nyack Library Hosting the Zoom Meeting
The Nyack Library has graciously agreed to help sponsor this event by hosting the Zoom meeting.


July 25, 2021
5:00 pm
$25 – $250
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