As we prepare to kick off our "Food Legacies" FoodSpark series on July 14 (details below), we invite you to join us for a recipe exchange to celebrate dishes and treats that are special to you and your family. Each week of this four-month series, we will spotlight these community-generated recipes across FoodSpark's social media and Recipe archive.Read More
FoodSpark's third series of 2018 kicks off July 14 to engage and explore the legacy of food in St. Louis with focus on the historic Ville neighborhood. This series is co-organized with Young Friends of The Ville, BJC Healthy Schools Healthy Communities Initiative, Good Life Growing, Missouri Coalition for the Environment, St. Louis Food Policy Coalition, and Northside Community Housing, Inc.Read More
Please join FoodSpark in congratulating both the QTPOCSTL Scholarship Fund and Flower Boi Spa Day projects for earning the crowd's vote and LGBTQ+ community microgrant.Read More
Eight LGBTQ+ centered projects will pitch for a chance at $500+ in funding.Read More
The following notes share thoughts and insights from the initial FoodSpark Potluck
regarding LGBTQ+ resources and support.
March–June, FoodSpark will host various dinner parties, conversations, and workshops with partners and allies across the St. Louis region to help cultivate and support resources for LGBTQ+ communities.Read More
FoodSpark has selected twelve projects and teams to present their ideas during The Spark crowdfunding dinner party for a chance tor receive a microgrant provided through the ticket revenue and votes of attendees.Read More
Many thanks to Teatopia, SqWires, and Schlafly for being our food sponsors for The Spark Dinner on Arts & Culture.Read More
As a finale to this series, we invite you to now join us February 11 at The Luminary for The Spark Dinner, which will help provide a micro-grant to Arts & Culture ideas that will be pitched throughout the evening. Learn more about it below, get details via the FoodSpark website, and get your tickets now via Facebook and Eventbrite.Read More
Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of extreme protests in Los Angeles, filmmakers examine that tumultuous period through rarely seen archival footage. With St. Louis in the midst of 100 days of action in response to the non-conviction of Jason Stockley for murdering Anthony Lamar Smith back in 2011, Team FoodSpark decided to screen this film that looks at the events of 1992 from a multitude of vantage points, bringing a fresh perspective to a pivotal moment that reverberates so much with today's movement.