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
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...