Celebrating Juneteenth with Common African American Crops and Cuisine
Sat. 6/10/23, 10:00-11:30am
Location: Weekley YMCA, 7101 Stella Link Rd
Join us as we celebrate the rich heritage of historic and traditional African American cuisine during the month of Juneteenth. Mrs.Chiquita Stueart chef and grower will be providing a growing tips and facts on the soul food favorites of okra, sweet potatoes, greens, and black-eyed peas, and the rich heritage behind these crops. Join us for this fun and special class, and receive a recipe card for the best sweet potato pie ever, and a special treat for all who attend.
Chiquitia Stueart obtained her Bachelors in Home Economics & Agriculture from Prairie View A&M University. She has over 20 years of experience planning and implementing culinary and educational programs for youth and adult audiences. She continues to serve both youth and adults throughout Harris County in her current multiple roles as a Culinary Instructor & Urban Gardener with Baked With Confidence and as a Master Wellness Volunteer with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Chiquitia has taught culinary and gardening classes, as well as several educational programs in the areas of food safety, nutrition, special dietary management, and food preservation for youth and adults.