Fredericksburg Foodways: Past and Present

Community Conversation with Dr. Gaila Sims and Chef Joy Crump, moderated by Tramia Jackson, Director of Learning at Mount Vernon. Sponsored by The Fredericksburg Free Press.


The history of food provides an intimate glimpse into the lives, labor, and relationships of Fredericksburg residents, past and present. Food serves as an accessible, engaging entrance into the history of Fredericksburg, a city that has witnessed and actively participated in hundreds of years of regional, state, and national history. This Community Conversation will launch the Fredericksburg Food History Project, a multiyear initiative capturing the diversity of Fredericksburg’s community through food, an essential element in the daily lives of people in this area since their earliest arrival.


6 p.m. at 718 Venue


Free and open to the public, tickets on EventBrite

Chef Joy
Dr.Gaila Sims
Tramia Jackson