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      • EatOkra Black Women in Food Grant 2022

      • EatOkra, in partnership with Dine Diaspora, is providing grants for Black women-owned restaurants across the United States.  The EatOkra Black Women in Food Grant provides capital for Black women to accelerate growth for their brick and mortar restaurants. The EatOkra Black Women in Foo
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In 2016, Anthony and Janique Edwards created EatOkra as two Brooklyn transplants who didn’t have the means to cook or store food. Without a stove or refrigerator in their new apartment, the husband-wife duo sought out spaces that were inviting, familiar, and brimming with the food they loved or would grow to love. Immersing themselves in their new community, the co-founders explored ways to support local Black businesses and champion the vibrant, cultural voices of their neighborhood, eventually planting the seed for EatOkra.... read more