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Exploring Maine’s Heritage Beans & Bean Suppah: History and Tasting

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join Sara Gross, Executive Director of Maine Food and Beverage Education Center, to explore the wide world of beans—a cornerstone of our region’s culinary heritage. From the original indigenous bean-booking techniques to lumber camps to “upta camp,” beans have long been a staple of the Maine diet. In this class, discover the history of beanhole suppah, sample several Maine heritage bean varieties, and hear the stories of present-day Maine bean farmers, like Fairwinds Farm in Topsham. Enjoy tastings and recipes that celebrate Maine’s bean culture.

$15 per person, members receive 20% off 


October 6
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Maine Maritime Museum
243 Washington St
Bath, ME 04530 United States
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