Crafting the Legacy of the Cooper

Crafting the Legacy of the Cooper

In 1620 when The Mayflower set sail on the Atlantic Ocean in a 66-day-long journey to the New World, one man was responsible for building the barrels that preserved valuable supplies for the passengers. 21-year-old John Alden worked as a cooper in Southhampton,...
We’re Off!

We’re Off!

Where are we off to next? Drumroll please……… Cordoba, Spain! We will be exploring the ancient art of cask-making, also called cooperage, in the Cordoba-Montilla area. The type of cask and the type of wood used in winemaking can significantly...
A Labor of Love

A Labor of Love

February 10, 2022 On the shore of the Nantucket Sound in Dennisport sits a restaurant named among the 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America by OpenTable. Many consider this restaurant the best on the Cape: The Ocean House. The critically acclaimed venue offers fine...
The Past 2 Weeks…

The Past 2 Weeks…

The PaceDocs team, unfortunately, could not meet at their regular schedule during the past two weeks. On February 5, 2019, the university was closed to honor the celebration of the Lunar New Year. Therefore, we met in various groups and began our research on a wide...