College of Visual & Performing Arts

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Heartland of Cold: A Regional History of Far-flung Freshness

Date & Time: Tuesday , 12/18/2012
from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
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Location: UMass Dartmouth - Star Store [map it]*
Admission: Free!
Sponsored by: Art History Department - UMassD
Contact: Pamela Karimi
Description: Susan Freidberg discusses how the advent of cold storage in the late 19th century transformed the landscape of fresh food supply in New England and beyond.

Susanne Freidberg is a Professor of Geography at Dartmouth College, and the author of "Fresh: A Perishable History" (Harvard, 2009) and "French Beans and Food Scares: Culture and Commerce in an Anxious Age" (Oxford, 2004).
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