The Culinary Tourism Alliance Announces ‘Feast On® the Farm’: An Immersive Outdoor Event Series Featuring Local Food and Drink

The Culinary Tourism Alliance has unveiled Feast On® the Farm – a thoughtfully curated gastronomic experience debuting this September. The intimate (50ppl) ticketed events allow foodies from across Ontario the opportunity to indulge in culinary creations by some of the best chefs in the province – meeting the people creating change in Ontario’s food and drink space.

With 14+ years of experience organizing and hosting events such as the Culinary Tourism Summit, Terroir Symposium, and Feast On® StockSeries, the Culinary Tourism Alliance has developed this event series to support tourism recovery efforts within its Great Taste of Ontario program. “The effects of the pandemic have been devastating to the tourism and hospitality industries. We have an opportunity to rebuild in ways that contribute meaningfully to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our goal with these events is get back to safe in-person events that showcase the very best of Ontario’s local culinary talent and tastes of place while supporting the sustainable recovery and growth of our local culinary tourism industry,” explains President & CEO Rebecca Mackenzie.

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Why You Should Buy Reusable Bags for Your Small Business

When managing a food business, you want your operations to run smoothly. These are the reasons why you should buy reusable bags for your small business.

Running a small business is a stressful yet rewarding experience. Naturally, you want to provide the most value to your customers while keeping your business profitable simultaneously.

For vendors in the food industry, one option for promoting sustainability and lowering your expenditures is providing reusable bags at the point of purchase. Here are the reasons why you should buy reusable bags for your small business.

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Black Girls Golf Executive Retreat Comes to Four Seasons Resort & Club Dallas At Las Colinas Nov. 4 – 7

Largest U.S. gathering of Black and Brown women in golf offers learning, practice and play for all skill levels.

Black Girls Golf (BGG), the largest, non-competitive golf community in the United States for African-American women and girls, will host an Executive Retreat at the Four Seasons Resort & Club Dallas at Las Colinas Nov. 4 – 7.  The event offers learning, practice and play opportunities for both new and seasoned golfers in an urban resort setting that blends natural beauty with cosmopolitan amenities.

The four-day retreat is open to everyone and will be the first-of-its-kind and the largest gathering of Black and Brown women in golf with the addition of the Latina Golfers Association. It is expected to attract participants from all over the U.S. On the schedule are clinics, at leisure18-hole play, symposia and workshops, as well as social and networking opportunities.

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Thrillist Block Party Executive Produced by Tren ness Woods-Black of Sylvia’s Restaurant

Sunday, September 12 | 11 am – 5 pm EST | 126 Street bet. Lenox Ave & Adam Clayton Powell Blvd

Free with RSVP.

The Thrillist Block Party kicks off in Harlem; the first iteration will be presented by DoorDash and sponsored by Coca-Cola®, Corona Refresca, and Clorox. The event is free to attend, Thrillist Block Party is the ultimate community party with a purpose and will celebrate the rich culture of Harlem and will give back to the local community — supporting numerous small businesses, which have been impacted by the pandemic. Attendees can expect an unforgettable neighborhood experience including a Black Greek Fraternity & Sorority Unity Stroll, Gospel open mic, Sundae Sermon DJ Set, Harlem Parade Vogue/Ballroom Exhibition with House of Miyake Mugler, roller-skating, pop-up performances, food trucks from Thrillist’s favorite Harlem restaurants, and Harlem Park to Park’s  Shop HARLEM, a marketplace featuring local Black businesses.

Thrillist Block Party is executive producer by Tren’ness Woods-Black – Tren’ness is the president and creative strategist of Tren’ness Woods-Black LLC (TWB); executive producer of Cornbread & Conversations and the granddaughter of Sylvia Woods – founder of the iconic and internationally-known restaurant and CPG brand, Sylvia’s.

The one-day event will be kicked off by Harlem’s own author/radio & TV personality Bevy Smith.

VIP speeches by: Rev. Al Sharpton, Lt. Governor Brian Benjamin, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Andrew Rigie (NYC Hospitality Alliance) and more.

Attendees may RSVP to attend at: https://thrillistharlemblockparty.splashthat.com/

Attendees must show proof of vaccination for everyone ages 12 and up. Masks are encouraged.

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Black Broads Abroad X Clark University To Host, Get The F Out Of America: The Blueprint Conference

Phelena Jean, founder of the multi-media platform Black Broads Abroad is hosting the Get The F Out of America Blueprint conference, being held at Clark Atlanta University, October 2-3, 2021.

The event aims to give African-Americans an actionable blueprint for thriving outside of the ‘Divided States’, as Jean calls it. Featuring more than fifteen seasoned and successful African-American expatriates, who have collectively lived in nearly one hundred countries, with sessions ranging from, “How to Retire Overseas at Any Age”, “How to Create Location Independent Income”, “Investing in International Real Estate”, “How to Flip Your USD and Ball Overseas on Any Budget”, “Being Recruited For Overseas Employment”, “Parenting Abroad” and much more.

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