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Food 2023

About Underground Food 2023

Collegetown Underground is returning to in-person programming in 2023, this year focused on Food! The Underground Food program offers a deep dive into the history and cultural impact of food in the Baltimore region throughout time. The food ecosystem is driven by community and Underground will explore the economic, environmental, and sociological impacts of this ecosystem. Students will be exposed to unexpected tastes and connected with community leaders and local historians.

Program Schedule:

Day One: Orientation
team building and volunteering

Day Two: Action
engaging with community organizations

Day Three: Education
exploring history and impacts

Day Four: Reflection
staying in action and becoming advocates

The program will includes visits with The Maryland Food Bank, The Hammond-Harwood House for a Taste of Maryland, Baltimore Museum of Industry, Lexington Market, The Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Black Yield Institute, and more!


If accepted, there is a $250 cost to cover meals and lodging. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Molly Hayeslip at

Deadline extended! Apply here by December 2.