George Washington’s Breakfast

On November 7th, Sandra L. Oliver, food historian and author shared the social history of food, past and present.

From her 19th century island farmhouse home on Islesboro, Maine, Sandra L. Oliver has been a prize-winning food historian. She is a contemporary food essayist, a writer for a weekly newspaper column, contributes frequently to magazines, travels widely as a nationally sought-after speaker, panelist, and food expert, writes books, gardens organically, cooks, and lives sustainably.

View story, Food historian to dish out history of Colonial, presidential cooking, from the Bates News.