Feb 15, 2020 | 10:00 AM | Saturday

Sat Feb 15, 10:00 AM - Sat Feb 15, 5:00 PM
2240 9th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Community: St Petersburg

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FREE!! FREE!! FREE!! The Tampa Bay Collard Green Festival Inc. in partnership with the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum is back!!

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Celebrity food journalist, Toni Tipton-Martin will be the keynote speaker at the 3rd Annual Tampa Bay Collard Green Festival on Saturday, February 15, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m in St. Petersburg, FL.

As a noted activist, educator, author of the “Jemima Code” and “Jubilee,” & James Beard Foundation Book Award Winner (2016), Mrs. Tipton-Martin will help TBCGF celebrate African American cultural & heritage by discussing the connection between history, food, nutrition and a healthy environment at this FREE, one-day community event. Also featuring:

? Ray Wunderlich avid food security activist and owner of Wunderfarms demonstrates how to build sustainable gardens through composting.

? Chef Anne White, director of Gigi’s Playhouse, Tampa will dazzle us with braised collards w/ kimchee and fried rice.

? Jovan Holmes of Let’s Live 365 cooks up delicious vegan options and encourages us all to stay fit.

?? ?? Work out with Natasha Walker of Nu Body Fitness, become financially fit with Achieva Credit Union & perform yoga with Clayton Sizemore and Annika Keeler.

? Shop fresh from Florida produce at the TBCGF Farmer’s Market.

??? Who has the BEST greens in Tampa Bay? Enter the “3rd Annual Collard Cook-Off” for this year’s $500 prize, in both MEAT & NON MEAT categories❗️That’s a $500 prize for each category along with bragging rights ... Not interested in cooking, stick around to judge the “Festival Favorite.”

*Contest rules & entry form/ fee are available at: https://tampacollardgreenfestdonations.ecwid.com/3rd-Annual-Collard-Cook-Off-Registration-p95035014

???? Children 12 and under have a festival to call their own at the TBCGF KidZone! Designed to captivate their interests in urban handz-on gardening, composting and more, this section is all about them! Featuring KidZone Sponsor, Healthy Start Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and other community partners such as Wunderfarms, chef’s Vince Blancato & Marguerite Jirau of the American Culinary Federation of Tampa Bay (serving collard green smoothies), Urban Youth Farm, Extended Transition- Urban Ag & Healthy Lifestyles and more!!

Vending opportunities are available❗️For sponsorships, photos from last year and more, check out at:

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