Food for Thought:
Oral Histories of New York’s Farm Women
October 24 • 12:30 - 2:30pm • Fenimore Art Museum
Professor William Walker of the Cooperstown Graduate Program plays excerpts from oral history interviews with women who have lived and worked on farms in central New York State. Utilizing recordings available on the website CGP Community Stories, Dr. Walker leads a discussion of the varied experiences of women in the agricultural heartland of the state. Come learn about the significant influence women have had on our state’s farmlands.
Food For Thought programs are a lunch and lecture series which offer visitors a more in-depth understanding of our exhibits and programs. All programs begin at 12:30 on Wednesdays and include lunch. $20 members/$25 non members. Register for 3 or more Food for Thought programs at once and receive a discounted price of $18 members/$23 non-members per program. Please call (607) 547-1461 if you have questions regarding pricing or to register for programs. Food For Thought Cancellation Policy: Registrants who cancel before noon on the Friday before the program will receive a full refund. Registrants who cancel after noon on the Friday before the program will not receive a refund unless the participant’s spot can be filled. If the Fenimore Art Museum cancels a program because of weather, insufficient registration, or any other reason, registrants will receive a full refund.