About Brenda Sanders

Who is
Brenda Sanders?

Brenda Sanders is a food justice activist who works to bring healthy, affordable and sustainable food choices to low-income communities in Baltimore City.

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Brenda's Other Projects

Afro-Vegan Society

Brenda is the founder and president of Afro-Vegan Society, a non-profit organization that works  to make the vegan lifestyle accessible, affordable, and approachable in predominately black areas and neighborhoods. Afro-Vegan Society empowers the black community by using veganism as a tool to overcome systemic race-based oppression shared among those who have a common African ancestry. 

Vegan SoulFest

Sanders also co-created and co-coordinates Vegan SoulFest, an annual festival that celebrates culture and the vegan lifestyle by making lectures, cooking demos, musical performances, delicious food and other products and services available to help expose people to the many benefits of the vegan lifestyle.

The Greener Kitchen

She is the co-founder and co-owner of The Greener Kitchen, a plant-based vegan food distributor, deli, and caterer with a mission is to to completely transform Baltimore’s food landscape by bringing affordable, sustainable, and healthier food to those who need it.

Thrive Baltimore

Brenda is also co-founder and co-coordinator of Thrive Baltimore, a dynamic community resource center located in the Station North community of Baltimore City. Run by a collective of food, environmental and social justice activists, Thrve's mission is to provide education, resources and support to anyone interested in adopting a healthier, more sustainable lifestyle.