Food and Media

Kalamazoo Foodways Outdoor Festival

Saturday, April 15, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

at Kalamazoo Valley’s Food Innovation Center

What’s Happening

Join us for an outdoor celebration on Saturday, April 15, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Kalamazoo Valley’s Food Innovation Center, featuring food vendors, art, music, youth workshops, a special foraging workshop by Gabrielle Cerberville (@Chaoticforager) and more! The center is at 224 E. Crosstown Parkway in downtown Kalamazoo.
Emily Contois, Ph.D.
Emily Contois, Ph.D.
Special Pre-Event Virtual Keynote

Food Media: Forging Past, Present & Future Connections

Monday, April 10, 6 – 8 p.m.
A virtual keynote address kickoff on Monday, April 10, 6 – 8 p.m., by food media authority Emily Contois, Ph.D.

The Foodways Symposium provides historical, cultural and practical insights into the region’s food and food systems, and equally important, serves as a yearly convening point for students, practitioners and the community to come together to ensure our local food system remains strong and vibrant.

The event is made possible in part by a grant from the KVCC Foundation.

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Kalamazoo Valley Museum logo

Wonder Media

In alignment with the Kalamazoo Valley Museum’s exhibit:

Wonder Media: Ask The Questions!

Empowering a rich and vibrant food system for our community.
Our mission is to inspire and empower Greater Kalamazoo communities to honor our agricultural history and heritage cuisines, celebrate good food, and work together to build a just and healthy future for all.
Kalamazoo Valley’s Food Innovation Center
224 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

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