Spring 2020
Spring Greetings!
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A Taste of African Heritage Updates
Virtual Teaching Tips in Response to COVID-19

You and your students' health and safety is our top priority. To help you practice social distancing, we've put together some virtual teaching tips and guidelines .
NEW Customizable Graphics to Help Promote Your Classes

Share #ATasteofMyHeritage on Facebook

Is there a recipe meaningful to your family's history? Visit our A Taste of African Heritage Facebook group and join our challenge to share #ATasteofMyHeritage.
Meet Kamisha

We are pleased to introduce Kamisha Charles, MS, MPH , our new Heritage Diets Curriculum Coordinator. Kamisha is happy to help support your class series. Say hello at Kamisha@oldwayspt.org
Help Support Student Research on Cooking Classes

University of Colorado student Marisa Chapa is conducting research on how cooking classes can reduce barriers by surveying cooking class participants. If you would like to participate, please see details below and contact Marisa directly at 7maflores@gmail.com . From Marisa:

Here is a link for your survey . You will be given a code at the end and need to pass it on to the cooking class participants that decide to participant in their survey so we can anonymously attached the cooking class with the corresponding participants. No need to give me your code, as this will keep this test anonymous. Must be 18 or older. Here is the link for the cooking class participants , please inform them of your cooking class code as this will ensure consent as well as remain anonymous. 
Oldways African Heritage Recipe

Looking for a delicious new way to prepare your beans during this period of home quarantines and home cooking? Accara are crispy black-eyed pea fritters that are a popular street food in West Africa. The star ingredient is dried black-eyed peas—an affordable pantry staple to have on hand when trips to the supermarket are limited.

Recipe by Marie Claude-Mendy, Chef and Owner of Teranga. Thanks to WGBH and Teranga for photo.