New exhibit, Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature and Culture, tells the story of what we eat

Jody Feinberg, The Patriot Ledger
It’s easy to assume the potato – the word’s fourth most important staple crop – has always been around. But 7,000-10,000 years ago, people living in the South American Andes bred it from a poisonous plant into dozens of varieties with aptly descriptive names: cougar paw, sparrow hawk nail, red pineapple … READ MORE