The Floridian peninsula lies at a global intersection where people and cultures from Latin America, Africa, Europe, Asia and North America have come into contact for several centuries. Florida’s food system reflects the state’s multicultural history, and each heritage crop tells a unique story about our past. By linking local food to local culture, we can connect to Florida’s heritage and experience the multicultural legacies that shape contemporary cultural diversity in the sunshine state today. Explore the links below to learn more.
January 23, 2024 @ 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Santa Fe College Blount Hall 530 W. University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
Food is an excellent way to connect with neighbors, build community, and explore the multicultural richness of our region. We invite you to join us for this symposium, “Linking Local Food and Local Culture.” We will hear presentations from various community members and learn how they have improved access to locally-grown food and helped organize inclusive and multicultural food events at local farms and farmers markets.
Help us celebrate Earth Day and food sustainability! Learn how to grow a variety of Florida heritage crops and prepare delicious, nutritionally dense meals. Pick up new multicultural recipes and […]
Santa Fe College has collaborated with Florida Organic Growers (FOG), Working Food, and the University of Florida’s Institute for Food and Agricultural Services (UF IFAS).
You can view more about our project details by clicking on the button below.