Celebrating the Roots of our Food @ Indianapolis City Market

Feb 17, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join Marion County Public Health Department Nutrition Services staff as they explore the history of 18th century spice trade around the world and how cooks from Africa, South America and Cuba still influence US foods today.

“Celebrating the Roots of Our Foods” will take place at the Indianapolis City Market (222 E. Market St) from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on:

– Thursday, February 17th

– Thursday, February 24th

You will learn about different spices and how to incorporate them into your cooking. Learn about various spices and their benefits with a cooking demonstration and tasting. This event is free to attend and open to all ages.

For more information contact:

Jamesetta QuiQui at jquiqui@marionhealth.org or

Olusegun Ajibade at Oajibade@marionhealth.org

Event Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/464455108466408

Indianapolis City Market

The Indianapolis City Market’s history is as rich as the promise of its future. When opened in 1886, the market ushered in a new tradition: an open space for the sale of meats and produce, The Original Gathering Place, if you will. Indianapolis City Market is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is a vibrant downtown event destination. Today, the City Market offers patrons an experience that combines the best of both yesterday and today with a wide variety of eateries, retailers, coffee, barber shop and an all Indiana craft beer bar with many merchants offering delivery services. In 2021, the Indianapolis City Market hosted its’ 25th Season of the Original Farmers’ Market which runs annually from May through October. The Indianapolis City Market Catacombs tours in partnership with Indiana Landmarks runs May through October. www.indycm.com

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