2014 Metro Atlanta Collard Green Cultural Festival

For those of you in the Atlanta area be sure to stop by this years Collard Green Festival which will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2014, from 10 am to 7 pm at Lithonia City Park, 2501 Park Dr. Lithonia, GA. This is the 5th year the festival has been held here in Atlanta. It was at last years festival that I recorded my Are There Black Vegetarian and Vegans? video.

The festival was created by Nobantu Ankoanda in East Palo Alto California. They held the 15th annual festival in July. Luckily, Nobantu brought it here to Atlanta when she moved here.  The mission of the festival as stated on the website is:

"To celebrate the traditions, culture and historical contributions of African Americans while promoting family unity and the importance of healthy eating and living for the wellbeing of future generations."

Do you make a killer collard green recipe? Here is your chance to show it off. Enter the collard green cook-off.

ATL5 -2014collardgreensfest-frontside (2) (1) 2014 ATL collar greens flyer number corrected (1) (1)Do you know about other festivals and gatherings for Black Vegetarian in your town or area? Share them below, even if they have already passed for 2014. This way we can look ahead to 2015 and get them on our calendars.

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Supporting you by bringing you flavorful and satisfying vegan and raw vegan recipes, inspiration and online training and one-on-one coaching to help LOVE YOUR VEGAN LIFE! I am an educator and revolutionary who has teamed up with my physician/dietitian husband, Nana Kwaku Opare, MD, MPH, CA, to address the growing health problems in the Afrikan/Black community by building a Nation of Black Vegetarians and Vegans.

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