Amaranth Day

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Join Puente a la Salud Comunitaria, A.C. and the Regional Amaranth Networks of the Central Valleys and Mixteca Alta this Saturday, 8th of October as they celebrate Día del Amaranto (Amaranth Day).

This year there will be over 300 community members, farmers, micro-enterprise groups, women’s groups, and partners joining in the celebration of community work with amaranth in favor of food sovereignty. As a special event they will be creating the largest amaranth-based tlayuda in the world , showing how amaranth can be integrated into traditional Oaxacan cuisine on a grand scale.  There will also be workshops, speakers on food sovereignty, agriculture, and nutrition, children’s activities and live music including the ByT Band and regional music from the Mixe, Mixteca, and Central Valley regions. 

So if you’d like to find out more about Amaranth and how it can help in the fight against malnutrition, anaemia, obesity and other chronic diseases, head down to Llano Park this Saturday between 10am and 5pm.

We hope to see you there!

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