DIA DEL MAIZ: Comida, Cultura, Ceremonia

oin MUJERES DE MAIZ at the SOUTH CENTRAL FARM CENTER on WED. SEPTEMBER 29th to share in the teachings, prayers, food, and culture of corn.

-MAIZ POTLUCK (please bring food made with corn)
-FLOR Y CANTO de MAIZ (poetry & indigenous song)

Offerings of knowledge, song and stories by:
-Itzli, Xilonen from Danza Azteca Xochipilli (opening blessing)
-South Central Farm collective (update & CSA info)
-Dr. Elena Esparza (corn essence)
-Claudia Serrato (Decolonial Food For Thought)
-S.P.A.C.E Intruderz (plant workshop)
-members of In Lak Ech (song)

-Marietta Bernstorff (MAMAZ: Mujeres Artistas y el Maiz) from Oaxaca, Mexico

-Mare (Hip hop artist from Oaxaca, Mexico)

On the day where many communities celebrate the start of the harvest of corn and in the wake of the commemoration of the centennial of the Mexican revolution and bicentennial of Mexico’s independence, the saying “Independence, Land and Freedom” resounds more than ever in our hearts, minds, spirits and stomachs.

This event is in solidarity and convoked by the National Day of Corn in Mexico which started in 2009 (www.DiaNacionalDelMaiz.org).

*Bike collectives please consider organizing a ride to the event.
*Seed givers/guerrilla gardeners/Plant healers wanted!!

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