Day 1 – FOOD IS HISTORY
12:00 Zoom features and zoom link:
- Zoom link, ID and password
- How do I turn my mic on and off?
- How do I chat/send messages?
- Keep your DMs focused on program content
- Can people in my family join the zoom call?
- Can I cook for people in my household or facility?
12:10 Icebreakers and Introductions:
- What’s your name? What is your gender pronoun (example: he/she/him/her/they)
- What is something you eat that reminds you of home or family?
- What’s something you’d love to learn to cook?
- Who are the facilitators?
12:30 Social Justice expectations and community agreements:
Dish with one spoon: Take only what you need, share with others, keep the dish clean
Youth come up with the community agreements
12:45 Sharing Food and Cleaning up the kitchen:
- Be careful about food allergies when sharing food
- Following the food sharing guides in your facility
- For cleaning: Wash, dry and put away all dishes, pots, pans etc. Put away all ingredients and items. Put away your food once you’re done eating.
1:00 Jerk Chicken Dinner with rice and peas/ plantain:
Jamaica country motto: “Out of many, one people.”
What does this mean? Which people came together in Jamaica and why?
How do you think jerk chicken started to be a thing?
The maroons fled enslavement by the Spanish and linked up with the Taino in the mountains where they shared knowledge with each other about cooking pits and seasoning.
1:30 Posh’s Recipe for Jerk Chicken
3:30 Checking Out
What is something new you learned today? (Ex: The Maroons)