Herbs and Spices

Herbs and spices come from a variety of sources and are used to season, color or preserve foods. Join us in the Demonstration Kitchen to find out the difference between an herb and a spice. Discover the flavor profiles of various seasonings and how they are used globally throughout history and today.


Wisconsin is known as "America's Dairyland", but why? Learn the historical, cultural and scientific reasons behind the use of dairy in our state.

Chat & Explore: Sap to Syrup

Using MPM's Distance Learning Technology, students will interact with a naturalist educator from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Learn how people discovered the process of making syrup and sugar from sap, how to identify trees for tapping, view tools for tapping trees and understand the sap to syrup process the old fashioned way.