Winter/Spring 2013

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May 2013

Dine out on May 18th to support local food sources, local youth volunteers!

Organics & Sounds and Youth Summer Service Week

invite you to

Dinner

prepared by local chef Njathi wa Kabui of O&S and the youth of YSSW

and

Music

featuring cool vocal harmonies from Pandora and

hot African beats from Braima

Saturday May 18th, 2013

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Eno River UU Fellowship, 4907 Garrett Rd., Durham

Requested donation: $50

Tickets: http://organicsandyouth.brownpapertickets.com

Questions? info@youthsummerservice.org

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All proceeds will support the work of...

Organics & Sounds provides a unique blend of education on healthier dietary options highlighted by dining events that combine food and music to connect sustainably grown local food, art and community.

Youth Summer Service Week provides area high school-aged youth with an affordable, local week-long urban mission experience each summer. Participants learn about and work with local agencies who house the homeless, feed the hungry, better the environment, and care for our neighbors in need. YSSW is affiliated with Durham Congregations in Action.

 


Chef Kabui has been in Kenya for the last three months and have been mostly in the country side with very limited internet connections. An update on his work is coming soon!

 

January 2013

January 15th: Chef Kabui was one of three businesses that presented their ideas at Groundworkk, a small micro-funding organization that helps kickstart small businesses. Chef Kabui was voted the best idea and won the contributions for the evening.

Read the article that appeared in the News & Observer about the event and the organization.

Groundworkk will be having their first event in Durham on:

Tuesday, February 22, 2013
at Mercury Studio, 407 N Mangum Street, Durham, N.C.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

January 19th: Chef Kabui was a in Washington D.C for Service Day. The event was sponsored by the Inaugural Committee. The panel discussed America's foreign Policy towards food security in Africa. The Cameroon American Committee is an African grass roots organization that works on behalf of Africans in the Diaspora. It was nominated to participate in the Inauguration events during Service Day.

National Day of Service 2013: Drum Major for African Food Justice

January 26th: Chef Kabui will be speaking and doing a cooking demonstration at North Carolina Museum of History during the 12th Annual African American Cultural Celebration. This year's event is celebrating 150 years since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation or the 13th Amendment. He will be doing two session, one at 10:15 - 10:45 a.m. and 1:15 - 1:45 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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