March 25: FoodSpark Kicks Off New Series
On March 25, FoodSpark will kick off its next themed series, centering LGBTQ+ communities across the St. Louis, MO, region. March–June, dinner parties, conversations, and workshops with partners and allies across the St. Louis region will aim to help cultivate and support resources for individuals, groups, and organizations within local LGBTQ+ communities. This series is created in partnership with PROMO, SAGE, Metro Trans Umbrella Group (MTUG), and QTPOC:STL (Queer & Trans People of Color St. Louis).
Mark your calendars now for these featured gatherings:
March 25: The FoodSpark Gathering will host LGBTQ+ identifying community members in a potluck conversation to kickoff the series.
April (various dates): FoodSpark X dinners across the city will invite allies, groups ,and organizations to extend conversations and topics sparked during the March Gathering.
Let us know if you would like to host one.
May (date TBD): The FoodSpark Idea Kitchen will help attendees refine ideas through its workshop format.
- June 2: The Spark Dinner will crowdfund support to help bring a local idea to life during LGBTQ+ Pride month.
This Week's Recipe
Layered Taco Dip
By Maria Kveton
Time: 20 mins | Serves: 8–10
Our Partners for This Series:
PROMO is Missouri’s statewide organization advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality through legislative action, electoral politics, grassroots organizing, and community education.
The SAGE of PROMO Fund strives to enhance the quality of life of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults through service, advocacy and community awareness.
Metro Trans Umbrella Group strives to unite and support the many different Transgender support, advocacy, educational, and ally groups in the metro St. Louis area.
Queer and Trans People of Color (QTPOC): STL creates brave space for queer and trans people of color in the St. Louis Metro area.