June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month....and school is out!
The Black Veg Society of Maryland (BVSMD) is pleased to announce its partnership with Changing Lives MD, The African Griot Book Fair and Safety city @ Druid Park in Keep It Fresh Fest presented by MECU Neighborhood Event Grants.
DJ Tee Brown and Son (Live Entertainment)
Culture Queen (read along, book signing and performance)
So Freakin' Vegan (cooking demo and performance)
Public Enemy's own, Professor Griff
Maria Broom (The Village Bully)
Crystal Forman (cooking demo)
Baba C and Janis Curtis (African Griot Host)
John Carrington (Magician)
Margaret Ann Locklear (The Greenbook reading)
Abu the Flutemaker
Wombworks (youth performers)
Keep It Fresh is a campaign for youth. The Keep It Fresh Fest is a free festival that will highlight plant-based culinary arts, organic gardening, music and environmental actions. You will need money to shop. Youth retail and prepackaged goods vendor registration is free. The youth must be manning their booth.
Please be mindful of the fact that this is a health and wellness event with the focus of minimizing the consumption of artificially sweet products, candies and junk foods. #KeepItFresh
EARLY REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Donations are welcomed and very much needed to make this event a success. Register and donate here: buytickets.at/bvsmd
Keep It Fresh Fest will feature:
- Workshops and speakers on live, vegan whole foods, organic gardening, and food as medicine
- African Griot Children's Books
- B-boys and B-girls
- Environmental awareness
If you have a cruelty-free organization that's interested in sponsoring or participating, please register. No animal products or by-products will be offered or sold at this event. Email all questions to BlackVegofMD@gmail.com.
Sponsors: MECU Neighborhood Event Grants, A Well-Fed World, American Legion
Location: Lakeside Pavilion Area Grove Rd. Druid Hill Park
Funded by Awesome Vegan (May 2019)