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Annual Cook Off



ACHA COOK-OFF 2017 Features: The CORN

Is CORN a HEALTHY food ?

Food, Culture and Community Nutritionist Ms. Vicky will be on hand to present information on: The History of Domestication of Maize Africa’s Encounter with this New World Crop: Maize and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Maize and the African Diaspora Nutrition Info and Health Benefits of Corn Good and Bad Sources of Corn Healthy Corn Recipes

Vicky Brooks-Johnson is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist who has been involved in several community based health and wellness programs and initiatives since 2010. She is a strong advocate and support for individuals, families and communities working to create lifestyle balance and optimal health. Vicky is a former ACHA parent.

Also known as maize (taken from its biological name Zea mays) is one of the most popular cereal grains in the world. It is the seed of a plant from the grass family native to Central America but is now grown in countless varieties

Earlier Event: January 21
Regular Programming
Later Event: February 4
Regular Programming