The Legacy Quilt Project

A story-gathering project featured in MOFAD’s exhibition African/American: Making the Nation’s Table. Who is your African American culinary hero?

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Karen Washington

Washington, a community activist and farmer, founded Rise and Root Farm in 2014 in Orange County, New York. As a cofounder of Black Urban Growers (BUGs), she works with Bronx neighborhoods to build communal gardens in vacant lots and connects growers in urban and rural settings.

The Legacy Quilt

Explore some of the incredible stories of African Americans who have shaped our country’s culinary identity.

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The Legacy Quilt Project is a project of the Museum of Food and Drink. MOFAD welcomes submissions of African American culinary heroes to add to our Legacy Quilt as part of our exhibition, African/American: Making the Nation’s Table.

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