As the incomparable bell hooks wrote in 2016, ‘To truly be free, we must choose beyond simply surviving adversity, we must dare to create lives of sustained optimal wellbeing and joy.’ From creating equitable opportunities in the dairy industry, to telling the quiet parts loudly about kitchen life during American slavery, this week we round off Black History Month and head into Women’s History Month with a love letter to Black women in food who are embodying this ethos.
Pre-order your copy of “For the Culture” by Klancy Miller to celebrate the amazing contributions of Black women and femmes to American culinary history and hospitality.
Learn more about Leni Sorensen’s culinary research in her full interview on Inside Julia’s Kitchen here.
You can find out more about Therese Nelson and Black Culinary History here.
Listen to the full Cutting the Curd episode featuring Cheese Culture Coalition here.
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