Hands-On History Workshop


African American Foodways: Hearth Cooking Workshop


Our February Hands-on Workshop will be an exclusive and in-depth exploration of traditional hearth-cooking centered around African American foodways and its role in historical Southern cooking.

The evening will include a demonstration of hearth-cooking tools and techniques along with a lecture
and meal. Visitors will be active participants in the food preparation.



Please communicate with us in advance if you have any food allergies. Visitors with sensitivities to smoke
will want to be aware that live fires will be present.

  • When: Friday, February 16th 6:00 – 8:30 PM
  • Where: The Single Brother’s Workshop Kitchen (10 West Academy St.)
  • Cost: $50 per person. Must be booked in advance.
  • Participants: Capacity 10 people, ages 18+


The meal will consist of pickled okra and beets, pork with sage, sweet potato fritters, and cowpeas. Plus, a surprise dessert!