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APPLY NOW: African American Foodways Summit 2023

Updated: Dec 2, 2022

On February 24, 2023, this unique annual event returns to Great Kids Farm! Small groups of students from several schools will engage in a full day of hands-on learning with Baltimore's chefs, advocates, entrepreneurs, and leaders in African-American food and foodways. Through workshops and a reverse panel, participants will explore foodways through the perspectives of land, culture, science, the arts, and more.

Organized by the Farm to School team of City Schools' Food & Nutrition Services department, this event is free for participants. Transportation and lunch are provided for all participating schools.

@CITY SCHOOLS STAFF: Apply by 12/21/22 to bring your high school club or select class students:

@CITY SCHOOLS STUDENTS: Student Leadership Opportunity: Join the Student Steering Team of the African American Foodways Summit! Learn or hone your skills in event planning, outreach, and promotion. Be part of a thoughtful, energetic team committed to hosting one of the most unique events in City, meet our college mentor! Our team will meet on Zoom once a week from mid-December through February. Learn more here to see if this opportunity is for you - and then apply by 12/10/22! Earn 20+ service-learning hours for your time. 6 students across Baltimore City Schools will be selected.

@COMMUNITY MEMBERS & FOODWAYS EXPERTS: If you are interested in volunteering or leading a workshop for students, please email the Farm to School team at

For a taste of this event, check out the 2020 Summit Recap Video:

Friends of Great Kids Farm is a proud supporter of Great Kids Farm summits!

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