Sankofa World Market is an Initative of West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation
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a weekly celebration of food, culture, and community
Wednesdays 3-7PM
July 1- September 30
Knight Memorial Library
/ 275 Elmwood Ave

Bring your friends and family to Sankofa Market TODAY! Enjoy fresh food, colorful crafts, music, and more!
Blia Muoa sells an array of vegetables traditional to Southeast Asia. He grows bitter ball, sweet potato greens, sweet corn, asian melon and much more. Not only is he full of information about how to prepare these vegetables, but he will awe you with each of their intricate health benefits. Be sure to visit his booth and learn about a new vegetable!
SNAP/EBT users dont forget to visit the Market Manager's table to swipe your EBT card and receive $2 extra for every $5 you spend! Thats a 40% bonus to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables!
Come get a light snack or early dinner from some of the best food vendors in town! Our wonderful prepared food vendors, Orale taqueria, Patois, and Hola! Baked goods all bring something new each week. Elote (Mexican grilled corn covered in fresh sour cream, queso fresco, chili, lime and salt) sold out quick last week!
Loaded dish from Patois: jerk chicken wings, grilled plantains, coconut rice and beans, and a fresh beef patty.
Come check out the wide variety of lush African greens from the collaborative growers table at Southside Community Landtrust.

Bring your kitchen scraps to the market, sign up for our West End composting program and recieve FREE composting materials!

Dont forget to check your health before you leave.This week Clinicia Esperanza will be joining Sankofa Market, doing FREE health screenings for adults and children.
Be the 5th person to post a picture of Sankofa World Market on instagram #sankofapvd and receive one of our Sankofa printed tote bags!
Upcoming Events at Sankofa World Market
August 19 3-5pm 
-Collaboration with WIC including activities around nutrition for adults and children

August 26 All day  
-Market in partnership with Genesis Center

          Genesis Center Culinary program cooking competition, day care center, performances, music,            and more!
 -E-Waste Pick up at the market

September 2 All day
-Market in partnership with Dorcas International Institute
          Music, international dishes, and more!

September 9
-Composting workshop with Southside Community Landtrust

Stay tuned on our Facebook page, Sankofa Initiative, for more upcoming events and workshops
Our Vendors this week:

Blia Moua
Antonio Coutinho
SCLT market growers
Finch Farm

Craft Vendors
House of Hope Boutique

Prepared Foods
Orale Tacos

Hola! Baked Goods

Center for Southeast Asians
Clinica Esperanza

Reiki Booth

Friends of Knight Memorial Library 


Our mailing address is:
West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation
224 Dexter Street
Providence, RI 02907
Contact Information: 
Adeline Newbold
Sankofa Market Manager
(401) 453 -3220 ext. 11

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