On Saturday, April 30, the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology will host a food sampling event at 2 p.m. as part of the Food and Life series, a two part program that explores the cultural significance of traditional foodways and the archaeological, historic and modern uses of botanical foods in health applications.

Coffee and tea are consumed daily by people all over the world.  At the Food & Life tasting event sample tea and coffee from across the globe and learn about their health benefits.  Speak to chefs and chocolate historians and enjoy a wide variety of tastes.

On the menu: Mexican Coffee and Champurrado, White, Green and Black teas, Guatamalan, Ethiopian and Kona coffees in various roasts.  Taste, compare and choose your favorite.

The event is free and open to all.

Media contact: Mary Beth Hermans (505) 277-1400; e-mail: mhermans@unm.edu