Food for Thought exhibit travels to Randolph County
By Kristin Hess of Indiana Humanities Council
The Food For Thought traveling exhibit continues its adventure across the state when it makes a stop at the Town Square Community Room in Winchester June 4 – 20. The Randolph County’s Convention and Visitors Bureau will partner to host the exhibit.
Stop by the exhibit (hours vary) to learn about Hoosier food through the engaging displays, and take part in engaging programs to discover how Randolph County has contributed to Indiana’s food culture.
All events will be held at the new Town Square Community Room in Winchester.
On June 4 (10 a.m.), there will be a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Community Room and food stamp exercise led by local food pantries (11 a.m.). The Purdue Extension Offices will be presenting a canning demonstration in the Community Room (Noon) followed by interactive activity where kids can get their hands dirty with pie crusts. There will be a demonstration by Wick’s Pies on the art of pie making (3 p.m.).
On June 11 (4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.), the exhibit will hold special hours prior to the Annual Gourmet Gala at the Union City Arts Depot. On June 17 (6 p.m.), the “Just for Fun” parade kicks off JuneFest. Musical group, Memory Lane, will perform at 6:30 p.m.
On June 18 (Noon) watch as a panel of judges sample some of Randolph County’s best sugar cream pies in the Sugar Cream Pie Contest. Also on June 18, the JuneFest Awards for chili and car show. Enjoy live music starting at 4 p.m.
Learn more about the Food for Thought traveling exhibit here. And, watch videos from the Story Silo, here.