Growing Culturally Appropriate Crops
November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm| Free
Join us online to learn from The African Alliance’s Executive Director, Julius Kolawole, as he talks about the diverse crops grown by the farmers of Bami Farms. The African Alliance’s Bami Farms provides growing space for immigrant farmers and brings much loved traditional foods to their pop-up markets in Providence, RI.
Throughout the event we will discuss:
- Food as Medicine
- Section 8 housing (bringing the message about healthy food to our communities)
- Micro business opportunities
- How their pop-up markets provide access to healthy foods for neighborhoods in Providence
About The African Alliance of Rhode Island
The mission of the African Alliance of Rhode Island (AARI) is to promote unity within the African Communities in Rhode Island, advocate for the rights of Africans in Rhode Island, and educate the American public about Africa, AARI supports and benefits agricultural producers, while evaluating the profile of the continent and facilitating linkages between Americans and Africans.
Can’t make it? We will record as many workshops as possible and archive them on the NOFA/Mass YouTube Channel.
About the Instructor
Julius Kolawole is the Executive Director and Cofounder of the African Alliance of Rhode Island (AARI). For the past eight years, Julius has led the AARI Urban gardening program, specializing in growing, selling and making value-added products from African vegetables grown in South Providence. He advocates for and promotes community vitality by engaging with different cultures at their local farmer’s markets through cooking demonstrations and sharing African oral food stories and proverbs.
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Thanks to our sponsor for this event, Neighboring Food Co-ops Association.