Author Liddie Martinez To Discuss Food History And Subsistence Farming At Aug. 5 County Libraries Hybrid Event

Los Alamos County Libraries invite the community to join author Liddie Martinez on a delightful journey tracing foods and recipes from Spain in the 1500s through Mexico and the Aztec Empire, into the Española Valley in 1598 and to her farm today. Liddie Martinez has deep roots in the Española Valley. She learned about farming and food preparation from her grandmother and mother, and a great deal about the history of southwestern foods from her work on the establishment of El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro National Historic Trail. Liddie is passionate about cultural preservation, and in 2019 published a cookbook documenting historic Northern New Mexican recipes that have been passed down orally in her family, generation to generation, over the last four centuries. Her cookbook, The Chile Line: Historic Northern New Mexican Recipes, is available through Los Alamos Publisher, Pajarito Press. Liddie lives with her husband, Rick in the Española Valley on their family farm. She regularly posts on the .This event will be a hybrid event; it can be attended in person or online via Zoom. To register for the event, please visit: Courtesy LAC