Crop Circles is providing an estimated 3,000 Baltimoreans with free fresh produce for the Thanksgiving holiday season. Do you know somebody or are you somebody in need of fresh produce this holiday season? Did you know? Baltimore City was considered a food desert. It’s a fact that 23.5 million US citizens live in food deserts, too.
“I believe that for Baltimore City to reach its true health and economic potential, all residents must have access to healthy affordable food.”-Mayor Rawlings-Blake
What: Crop Circles will be allocating free fresh fruits and vegetables to an anticipated 3,000 local Baltimore residents. Tessemae’s All Natural, in partnership with Garden Highway and Verizon will be hosting a key pop-up farmers market called “Crop Circles.” Attendees can look forward to educational workshops, family friendly activities, live entertainment and a special appearance visit by the legendary Baltimore Raven Ed Reed.
Other associates included in the giveaway event as listed as follows:
- University of Maryland Health Advantage
- University of Maryland Medical Systems
- Evergreen Health
Baltimore’s lively food community will be well embodied as Chef Patrick Crooks from Woodberry Kitchen and others will platform recipes that attendees can recreate with the food endowed at this Crop Circles event. The experience will serves as an implausible happening for the people of Baltimore, a city which has been working persistently to diminish the shock of the food insecurity. The endgame to raising consumer awareness on the importance of consuming clean, real, food.
Crop Circles is basically a nationwide campaign, intended to help promote the national food desert dilemma through solution-based ideas and bring significant change to individuals in need of healthy nourishment.
“Verizon is a technology company that cares about the communities it serves,” said Tabb Bishop, vice president of State Government Affairs, Verizon Mid-Atlantic Region. “That’s why we’re partnering with Tessemae’s All Natural this Thanksgiving to connect community residents with fresh food along with information about technology and other important topics. Verizon is pleased to be a part of such a worthwhile effort to improve the lives of many Baltimore families during this holiday season.”
Who: This event is open to the general public for free.
When: Sat., Nov. 21, 2015 from 10 am to 3pm
Where: New Hope Academy ~ 900 Druid Hill Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201
Did you know? Tessemae’s All Natural is an organic condiment commerce that crafts condiments and salad dressing with real source food ingredients. If you’d like to be involved in Crop Circles Baltimore, please send an email here.