We will meet at a local soul food restaurant for a serious filling soul food meal, yes, your meal is included with this ticket. Yes VEGAN and VEGETARIAN options are included!) I do NOT prepare the food. Your ticket is simply a reservation for the meal. I do NOT personally prepare the meal. After we eat we will then walk to select heritage sites enjoying the local history. The Shaw community is the home of Howard University and the famous U Street. The Shaw community is the healthiest eating community in town and also known to give you more food for your dollar ---large portions. Once you purchase your ticket you will receive instructions on where to start the tour.
YOU: An enthusiast of African American history and culture, looking for a new positive experience, wanting to walk in a local community, eat the food and see the sights. ME: Your tour guide! I am an anthropologist and I produce experiences that share ethnic history and culture of people from all over the world. I am a graduate of Howard University; I also studied in Egypt and Israel. I have known Washington, DC for 20 plus years. My work has supported coffee farmers in several countries. I am trained in perma-culture design having worked in an off-grid organic demonstration farm. I have been invited to speak in Morgan University, Georgetown University and international organizations. I launched the first Airbnb Experience/food tour in April 2018, this is my second food tour. There is also VEGAN food on this tour!
This tour takes place in northwest Washington, DC nearby and long U Street in the Shaw community. We will visit nearly a dozen heritage sites. Among them is the African American Civil War Memorial, a world heritage site, donated to the people of the United States. All locations are near one another and the total walking distance is half of a mile.