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Farmtography w/ Spoons & Stories: Fathers & Food

Sat, Jun 8th 11:00 am in the Creativity Center Teaching Kitchen

Farmtography Registration
Spoons & Stories Registration
Both Workshops

Join us for an exhilarating journey into wellness and creativity in the heart of Baltimore City, proudly presented by Farmer Nell of City Weeds and Dr. Rica Wilson, the visionary of Brown Girl Wellness. Embark on a captivating adventure with Farmer Nell with the art of Farmtography—a unique blend of photography and environmental appreciation. Discover the transformative power of urban gardening and its role in combating food deserts within Baltimore’s vibrant communities. After reconnecting with nature through Farmer Nell’s guidance, get whisked away on 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.

Savor a feast for the senses, where sumptuous dishes meet heartfelt stories, creating an immersive culinary tapestry steeped in southern charm and authenticity. And to sweeten the day’s adventure, relish in a refreshing farm-fresh smoothie crafted by Farmer Nell. Gather your loved ones and make memories to last a lifetime with this unforgettable family-friendly escapade, blossoming in Baltimore this Spring. 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: Nature & Love
May: Mothers & Music
June: 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 class):

Farmtography 11:00-12:30:
$20 standard, $18 members, $10 children (must be accompanied)

Spoons & Stories 12:30-2:30:
$25 standard, $22 members, $12 children (must be accompanied)

$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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