Book Talk: “Chew on This” at the Reher Center

Date(s) - 09/18/2019
5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History


Chew on This: Food Book Club Monthly Series offered at the Reher Center for Immigration Culture and History begins with renowned food writer Sara B. Franklin leading discussion of The Jungle by Upton Sinclair,  his 1906 expose of the the meat making industry and its relevance for today. The series will explore the historic and contemporary relationship between immigration, community, work, and bread. All presentations will take place 5:30 to 7:00pm in the Reher Gallery (Spring Street entrance, one flight up, in the Rondout Historic District): Future talks in Series: October 13 – Canned: The Rise and Fall of Consumer Confidence in the American Food Industry by Anna Zeide (2018), November 13 – Taste of Country Cooking by Edna Lewis (1976), December 11 – The Way We Eat Now by Bee Wilson (2019).

All titles are available for borrowing at the Kingston Public Library and for purchase with 10% discount at Rough Draft (John and Crown Streets).

Register online for one of more of the sessions at

The Reher center is not yet handicapped accessible and restroom facilities are limited.


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