WKU Owensboro News
The Society for Lifelong Learning at WKU Offers Three Food For Though Events this Spring
- Author: Susan Esters
- Author: Sunday, February 25th, 2018
The SLL has three Food For Thought events this spring. These are open to the entire community and include interesting presentation and lunch. Upcoming events are listed below, along with registration links.
Spaces are limited, so it’s best to register early.
Adventures in Kentucky Barbecue
“If you can kill it, I can cook it,” barbecue man, Red Seavers of Southern Red’s Bar-B-Que, boasted when Wes Berry ate at the southwest Kentucky joint – one of more than 200 he’s visited.
In that one sentence, Red summed up Kentucky’s open-minded approach to cooking critters with heat from wood and coals. In this presentation, the “Hungry Professor” surveys Kentucky’s regional barbecue traditions – probably a greater variety of barbecue styles per capita and square footage than any other state – with a slide show and stories of the people, places, and plates he encountered in the Commonwealth while researching The Kentucky Barbecue Book.
April 4, 2018
Presenter: Wes Berry, Ph.D.
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Honey: There’s More to It Than Meets the Eye
Raw honey, locally produced from naturally-raised bees, is not just a sweetener – it’s a “health food!” Learn how local beekeeper Michael McClellan is using homemade horizontal beehives to raise bees naturally without chemical treatments in order to produce the healthiest honey possible from diverse wildflower sources. This raw honey from Irish Acres Apiary will be available for tasting and purchase.
May 2, 2018
Presenter: Michael McClellan
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
How to Use the Best Camera You Have with You All the Time – Your Smartphone
Smartphones have the ability to take outstanding photos yet many people do not know how to use them to their full potential. This lunch-time event will give attendees the opportunity to learn how to get the best quality photos out of the camera that we always have with us. Bring your smartphone out while Clinton shows us the do’s and don’ts of taking pictures that will preserve those special occasions with family and friends, as well as documenting travels and adventures.