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Food Vendors for the Black Summer Potluck Cookout

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HAPPY JUNETEENTH!

As we gear up to kick off our Black Summer series Saturday with our potluck in Fairground Park, I wanted to share some of the awesome food-vendors who will be joining us to complement the food options that will be brought by attendees:

Sweet Tooth Barbecue
& Catering

Sweet Tooth will provide an array of grilled meats as well as vegetarian options as a complement to dishes brought by attendees.

Juice Masters

Juice Masters is St. Louis' premiere black-owned food truck that is providing fresh juices and smoothies all across the midwest. Check them out.

Ben & Jerry's

As part of their tour to support the regional #ClosetheWorkhouse campaign, Ben & Jerry's will join us with their Justice Remixed truck to provide ice cream options and rally people to join the movement. Learn more.
We are pumped to have them join us, and we hope that you can attend to celebrate in what's sure to be a tasty, fun, and insightful experience. 

Team FoodSpark

Black Summer Series Event List

June 22: FoodSpark Potluck: Black Liberation

To kick off this series, FoodSpark will host a barbecue-themed potluck at Fairground Park. As we gather near the pool, we will touch on topics including the 70th anniversary of the Fairground Park race riots, Juneteenth, and the 5 year anniversary of Michael Brown Jr.’s murder. Learn more. | RSVP to attend.

Free | Public Event | Child friendly | Accessible for different abilities

July (All Month) FoodSpark X: Book Discussion

Throughout the Black Summer series, FoodSpark invites folks to extend conversations about black liberation and struggle by hosting their own FoodSpark X book discussions with friends, family, and colleagues. Subjects can further explore topics touched on during the June 22 FoodSpark Potluck: Black Liberation, or they can expand to include additional subjects. Learn more.

Free | Event accessibility vary by host  

August 17 The Spark Crowdfunding Dinner Party

On Saturday, August 17th, FoodSpark will host The Spark, a dinner party which capstones a three-month-long Black Summer series on Black Liberation. We will celebrate local ideas and creators working to address issues facing Black people in St. Louis. At the end of the night, we crowdfund (through audience vote) a microgrant to help amplify one of the ideas. Learn more. | Get Tickets.

$10 Suggested Donation | Public Event | Sound & Wheelchair Accessible 

Partners for This Series

Events throughout this series are co-organized with members of Young Friends of The Ville, The Griot Museum of Black History, Great Rivers Greenway, and the Missouri Historical Society

If you would like to partner or collaborate for this series or any of its events, please contact Team FoodSpark at team@foodspark.org.
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