Future Programs

CHEW programs include presentations by speakers, lively discussions, foodie quiz contests, and delicious demonstrations. Past speakers, through their research, have brought us such eclectic topics as the history of the birthday cake, the origins of Door County fish boils, the saga of corn, Native American fish foodways, food pyramid debates, and traditional Serbian cookery.


February 3, 2016 – Jane Collins, Food Deserts

March 2, 2016 – Jim Aehl and Larry Borchert, Oscar Mayer History

April 6, 2016 – Screening and Book-Signing, Holly De Ruyter, film-maker, Old Fashioned: The Story of the Wisconsin Supper Club and Mary Bergin, author, Wisconsin Supper Club Cookbook: Iconic Fare and Nostalgia from Landmark Eateries






Please join us 7:15 pm at the Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa St, Madison, WI.


Coming to the CHEW meeting?  Why not bring a nonperishable food item to donate to the Goodman Center food pantry!  The Center is giving out food as fast as it can take it in and the need has never been greater. Items needed: tuna, beans, shelf-stable milk, juice, canned fruits & vegetables, macaroni & cheese, peanut butter, cereal, infant formula, baby food, diapers, soup (not tomato), rice, can openers. Financial donations also welcome.