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Sweet! Sugar expert to get granular with a free presentation Feb. 27

Julia Harrison is an anthropologist and 'sweets expert'


Last updated 2/27/2020 at 11:16am

Julia Harrison

When King Henry VIII wanted three pounds of sugar for his guests at an important banquet, he had a tough time getting it. Now the average American eats that much sugar in a single week.

That's just one of the sweet tidbits to be presented Thursday, Feb. 27, during a presentation sponsored by Sno-King School Retirees and Humanities Washington.

Julia Harrison, an anthropologist and "sweets expert," is a member of the 2019-2020 Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau and will speak on our love affair with all things sweet and the place of sweets in our contemporary culture.

"I have always had a...

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