October 3rd, 2016

AVAM Exhibition on Food

by Amy Crone

Beginning this weekend on October 8th, the American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) is hosting an exhibit called “YUMMM! The History, Fantasy, and Future of Food” which celebrates and explores humankind’s relationship with food – something also near and dear to MDFMA. Take the family and learn a bit more about the complex landscape of food while also supporting artists and a Baltimore institution.

About the Author Amy Crone Amy Crone

Amy’s passion for food starting in her aunt & uncle’s garden, a lovely log cabin by a NH lake where she first learned to preserve and pickle. She has always wanted to help people, and completed her degrees in international development in hopes of combining this interest with her love of travel. After working in the field of international development, then in federal government, then in a think tank, and then in state government, Amy decided that she wanted to explore explore her entrepreneurial interests. These included: starting a nonprofit (MDFMA), developing a national technology solution to provide farmers market and farmers access to accepting SNAP, building several websites, and becoming a Board member in local organizations. She is happy to be able to follow her passion of improving local food systems and the health of all Marylanders by getting them to buy more fresh local food at Maryland farmers markets. Amy’s other main interests are her husband & 2 children, Crossfitting, and traveling to any location that has interesting and delicious ~preferably local~ food.