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Farmtography + Spoons & Stories

Sat, Apr 20th 11:00 am in the Creativity Center Teaching Kitchen

Farmtography w/ Spoons & Stories
Farmer Nell | City Weeds

A day of Food Photography, Environmental Justice, Gullah/West African Cooking & Storytelling!

Your hosts: Farmer Nell of City Weeds & Dr. Rica Wilson of Brown Girl Wellness

The day starts with Farmer Nell and the art of Farmtography—a unique blend of photography and environmental appreciation. Hear about urban gardening and its role in combating food deserts within Baltimore’s communities.

Then experience a flavorful odyssey with Brown Girl Wellness. Dr. Rica Wilson hosts the enchanting Gullah ‘Ouse edition of Spoons & Stories, where your taste buds will dance to the rhythm of traditional southern fare, each bite weaving a tale as rich as its flavors.

A meal is provided! Sumptuous dishes meet heartfelt stories of southern charm and authenticity. To sweeten the day’s adventure, enjoy a refreshing farm-fresh smoothie crafted by Farmer Nell!

Don’t miss out on the fun—join us and nourish your body, mind, and soul!


Each month’s session is built around a different theme and inspiration:
April 20: Nature & Love
May 18: Mothers & Music
June 8: Fathers & Food

Where: Creativity Center, 3137 Eastern Ave. Baltimore MD 21224
When: Saturdays 11:00-2:30, Apr 20, May 18, Jun 8
Age Range: All ages

Cost (per day):

Farmtography w/ Spoons & Stories:
$40 standard, $35 members. $20 children (must be accompanied)

Materials: All supplies provided!



Dominic K. Nell (Farmer Nell) is the owner of Be More Green, an African-American owned plant-based grocery store in Baltimore, Maryland. Everyday this father, gentle giant and modern day superhero is making a global difference using mustard seed faith. He is affectionately known as Farmer Nell due to his commitment to urban farming in communities recognized as food deserts. Farmer Nell is a Renaissance Man committed to changing community narratives. As a natural thought-leader, he is not afraid to blend his life experiences to challenge others to invest in the thrive-ability of their community.

Dr. D. Rica Wilson, is a mother, strategist and advocate for human rights. As the Executive Director, she manages a diverse portfolio of projects. Dr. Wilson has worked in the nonprofit sector and education arena for over 20 years. As a former public school teacher and university professor, she has held diverse roles at nonprofit organizations and colleges focused on improving the lives of hardworking families, disabled people, and economically disadvantaged communities. As an advocate for human rights and social justice, she continually uses her educational training and life experience to mobilize community-based programs for empowerment. She enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

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