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Suggested donation $5. No one will be turned away.

schedule

Saturday, September 23, 2023 - 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Click                 for THE JOY PROJECT Schedule @ the D-Town Harvest Festival

Watoto Village children’s activities + family games + activities + + food + vendors

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Learnshop - Seed Saving by Sherrie Smith

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm -  African Drumming Workshop

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Horse Rides by Equestrian Play Therapy

Storytelling booth by Detroit is Different

 

MAIN STAGE:


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Opening Ceremony led by Baba Kefentse + African Drum & Dance Performance by Nano Djapo

1:00 pm - Detroit Black Farmer Land Fund Award Ceremony


2:00 pm - Black Food Sovereignty Plenary presented by Food Plus


3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Horse Rides

3:30 pm - Performance by Nano Djapo

5:00 pm - Afrobeat performance by DJ Idris + Sowande

Sunday, September 24, 2023 - 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Watoto Village children’s activities + family games + activities + + food + vendors

1:00 pm - Youth Black Food Sovereignty Debate Workshop lead by Jerjuan Howard of Umoja Village


2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Learnshop - Seed Saving by Sherrie Smith


3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Healthy Hip Hop performance by Xavier Jack

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm - Gratitude Ceremony

 

MAIN STAGE:


2:00 pm - African Drum & Dance Performance- Nano Djapo

5:00 pm - Musical performance by Mollywop

GET INVOLVED

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

It takes a village! We need volunteers before, during, and after the Harvest Festival.

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VENDING AVAILABLE

The vending spots are available for 2 days only. You furnish your own table. Spaces are limited.

Deadline is September 15, 2023

ACTIVITIES

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FOOD SOVEREIGNTY PLENARY

Updates coming soon!

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HANDS ON YOUTH ACTIVITIES

Arts and Crafts

Face Painting

Horseback riding by Detroit Equestrian Play Therapy

Hayrides

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LIVE PERFORMANCES

A special tribute to
Baba Malik Yakini

 

MOLLYWOP!!


African Drum & Dance by Nano Djapo

LEARNSHOPS

Ancestral Foodways Learnshops by The Joy Project

Seed Saving Learnshop by ZO, Composting with Food Plus

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