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Virtual Event: An Evening with Michael Twitty on African – Virginia Foodways

February 17, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 7:00 pm (ET), Evening with Germanna presents a virtual lecture by Michael W. Twitty.

Join James Beard Award-winning culinary historian and historic interpreter Michael W. Twitty for a presentation on the West and Central African roots of early Virginia foodways and how one goes about collecting the evidence and connecting the dots across an interdisciplinary spectrum. Michael W. Twitty is a living history interpreter, culinary historian, and food writer personally charged with teaching, documenting, and preserving the African American culinary traditions of the historic South and its connections with the wider African Atlantic world as well as parent traditions in Africa. He blogs at

This is a Donate-What-You-Can event. Your donation of any amount will go directly toward supporting this Germanna Foundation program and more programs like it as well as research, archaeology, and preservation of our historic sites.

Upon completion of the form on their website, you will receive the link for this online Zoom webinar.


Germanna Foundation
(540) 423-1700