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Post-COVID Potlucks

Potlucks are always a crowd favorite. They take the pressure off the host to provide food for everyone and they ensure that everyone can at least eat and enjoy one dish. Since it is Canada Day, what better way to celebrate our great nation than with a fun and friendly potluck? The problem is Covid-19 threw a wrench in many of our plans. It stopped parties, get-togethers, and outings. Is there a way to still celebrate with a traditional sharing of foods while remaining safe and healthy? How can you host a post-COVID potluck? What is a potluck? A potluck is a communal meal often shared by a group of people in which each person contributes to the meal by...

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Who Is Maisha Tea?

  In The Beginning In May of 2015, my father and I had been invited to Morocco as one of the semi-finalists for the Innovation Prize for Africa. Many times during the trip I had expressed my profuse appreciation and joy at having the opportunity to use my array of skills to do something that would be immensely beneficial to the world. During one conversation I expressed, “this is what I want to do with my life. I want to help people and I want to make money doing it”. Later that spring, my Dad asked me to meet him and a friend at a local restaurant for a business meeting. I had initially assumed that the meeting was in...

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