A Division of William Francis Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

In time for the holidays!

Massachusetts Food and why it MattersFood for Thought: the Origins of Massachusetts Food and Why it Matters

What foods are native to Massachusetts and what foods arrived with English colonists?

Historians call the colonial era movement of plants, animals, people, and diseases the “Columbian Exchange.”  A new lobby exhibit presents a Massachusetts version focusing on food, ecological changes, and the pleasant culinary legacy from a distant and turbulent time.

Through January, 2017