Saturday, September 21, 2013 | 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Exploratorium, Pier 15
Free (Market Days is a free outdoor program. Ticket required for museum admission.)
Relish the rich world of seasonings in this free, outdoor festival of herbs, spices, and salt. Learn how to make pickles, prosciutto, and preserved lemons with our in-house chefs from Curiosity Catering. Immerse your senses in the global diversity of spices and herbs in our spice tent. See artists painting with spices and salt. And discover how salt helps make a mummy, and which spices act as natural defenses against bacteria.
Exploratorium Senior Biologist Karen Kalumuck
Flash Pickling with Explorables Volunteers
Flavor Histories from the Chinese Historical Society Museum
Make an Herb Garden with Exploratorium Explainers
What’s in the Bottle? with Exploratorium Explainers
Make a Salt Painting with Eli Africa Spice Painting with Rangoli Artist Purvi Shah
Allstar Organics–Herbs and Herbal Salts
Cole Canyon Farm–Herbal Plants
Oaktown Spice Shop
Ploughshares Nursery–Herbal Plants
The Spice and Tea Exchange
The Xocolate Bar–Chocolates
Lollipop demo with Exploratorium Explainers
Plant-based Fragrances from Juniper Ridge
Squishy Circuits with Explorables Volunteers
Seed Table & Bench
Color Your Judgment
Exploratorium thanks Raj Tents for their help in providing tents for Market Days: Savor Faire.