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Thursday, February 18th

5:30 pm Panel: Food Systems Panel Discussion with Keith DaCosta, Nathaly Filion, Tobias Fox, Jamie Bruno, Malcolm McClain

7 pm: The Cooperative Market: Learn about Newark's Online Farmer's Market with Emilio Panasci and Cindy Duran

Friday, February 19th

5:30 pm Panel: Community Gardens with Charmaine LaFortune, Keven Porter, Justin Allen, Shannon Murphy, and Danielle Marshall


Saturday, February 20th

10 am: Family Fun in the Kitchen with Megan Sweet (Family-friendly!)

11:30 am: Creative Placemaking: Interventions for Underserved Communities with Bilal Walker

1 pm: We Are What We Consume: Food, Media, and the Environment We Live In with Poet On Watch

2:30 pm: Introduction to Homesteading with Leigh Merinoff


Sunday, February 21st

10 am: Beekeeping Basics with Pat Harrison

11:30 am: Soil Health for the Home Gardener with Virginia Lamb

1 pm: The Basics of Backyard Compost with Java’s Compost and Michelle Bradley

2:30 pm: Introduction to Herbal Medicine: 3 Simple Herbal Medicine Projects You Can Do At Home with Raquel Master (Family-friendly!)


Bilal Walker

Workshop Descriptions


  • United Airlines
    United Airlines
  • Bank of America
  • Prudential
  • Victoria Foundation
    Victoria Foundation
  • The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
    The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
  • The Healthcare Foundation of NJ
    The Healthcare Foundation of NJ
  • FMKirby
  • Horizon Foundation
    Horizon Foundation
  • PSEG
  • Whole Cities
    Whole Cities
  • Investors Foundation
    Investors Foundation
  • ShopRite Newark
    ShopRite Newark
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Stone Foundation of New Jersey
  • Tito's Handmade
    Tito's Handmade
  • Wakefern Food Corp