Rhode Island/Maine/Vermont
Foodies, Fishermen & Farmers: A New England Culinary Exploration
Take a bite out of history as your travel from Rhode Island to Vermont tasting the local cuisines that have nourished small-town families for hundreds of years.
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Program No. 23089RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

New England’s rich culinary history runs as deep as the apple orchards that dot its landscape. On a unique culinary adventure, get a taste of the Northeast’s past through regional cuisines and meet the farmers who have honed their skills for generations. Transport yourself back to the 1800s at Vermont’s oldest cheesemaker and take in the sights and sounds of the new Boston Public Market. With expert historians and local chefs, you’ll learn about fisheries, lobster boats and sugarhouses and find that New England’s history is just on the tip of your tongue!
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to 1.5 miles a day over city streets and uneven terrain; getting on/off motorcoach and boats.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Sail on a lobster boat as you learn the history of the profession and pull up your own traps.
  • Learn how to harvest and shuck your own oysters -- and then enjoy a tasting!
  • Take part in a culinary class with a former Executive Chef for Celebrity Cruise Lines.

General Notes

All 2019 Groups will be a maximum of 24 passengers.
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Carol Steingart
Carol Steingart is a marine educator who specializes in unique educational programs centered on Maine’s rocky intertidal region, also known as the land between the tides. Whether it’s bringing live sea creatures into the classroom or taking groups out to the tidal pools, her enthusiasm and hands-on learning are a favorite with kids and adults alike. Carol is a faculty member at the Shoals Marine Lab, past-president the Gulf of Maine Marine Education Association, and a lifetime member of the National Marine Educators Association.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Carol Steingart
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