Two versions of golden potato biscuits.

Cooking Class: "Savoury" Potato Biscuits

Join us on the first Saturday of every month to get a taste of the foods different generations of the Magoffin Family enjoyed.

bacon cooking

Cooking in the Quarter

Come join us as we demonstrate cooking a traditional meal in the style of enslaved foodways using period ingredients and methods!

Jar of switchel

Roots of Refreshment Series: Switchel

Join us at the Levi Jordan Plantation for a demonstration of how to make the historic drink switchel.

cornmeal

Cooking in the Kitchen

View a cooking demonstration focusing on higher quality cuts of pork, or purchased foodstuffs, using historic recipes.

Woman baking while another woman looks on

Scrumptious Saturdays: Food Preservation

Join us on Saturday, July 6th from 9am to 4pm for a look into historic food preservation methods!

Main house at Varner Hogg Plantation

Varner Day

Join us at the Varner-Hogg Plantation to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Martin Varner settlement!

bacon cooking

Cooking in the Quarter

Come join us as we demonstrate cooking a traditional meal in the style of enslaved foodways using period ingredients and methods!

cornmeal

Cooking in the Kitchen

View a cooking demonstration focusing on higher quality cuts of pork, or purchased foodstuffs, using historic recipes.

switchel

Hard Work & Hydration

Join us in the fields for hands-on opportunities working with the crops, then cool off at the house and try a sample of “switchel” -- a historic thirst-quenching drink similar in purpose to sports drinks today.