Exploring Regional Culture, One Potluck at a Time!
Bring an ancestral or family dish to share at this potluck event at Heritage Garden & Amphitheater in Moorhead. Dishes will be archived through photography and the collection of recipe cards, which will be added to the online archive of Dish events at www.thedishproject.com.
Designed by artist and community organizer Su Legatt, Dish is an event-based creative art project focused on mining rural Minnesota culture by sharing and recording our vast, diverse communities. Potlucks are a simple custom that seems to transcend political affiliations, economic status, religious orientation, and all other social demographics. Dish aims to bring people together for intimate exchange and preserve private moments, collectively building the foundation of the Minnesotan identity while building new communities and strengthening existing networks.
Heritage Garden & Amphitheater, Moorhead
Corner of Woodlawn Park Drive and 6th Ave S, Moorhead, MN
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