Sadia Abdi, owner of Sadia's Gourmet Sauce, threw a Tasting Party on Sunday, August 14 to celebrate four years in business by sharing her home cooking with customers. Abdi was the first Somali woman to bottle and sell a food product in the U.S.
The Celebration was held at The Uptown Farmer’s Market (29th Street & Lyndale Avenue, Minneapolis) from 12-4pm.
Sadia’s Gourmet Tasting Party offered free servings of traditional Somali foods, kids’ activities, and sales on Sadia’s Gourmet Sauce. The party also featured live music from local bands such as the Cactus Blossoms, the Southwest High School Klezmer Band and local Somali guitarist & poet Abdul Qadir.