Carolina Saavedra is a chef, activist and educator who works both at Stone Barns Center in Westchester and at La Morada, her family's restaurant in the South Bronx. Every day she addresses interconnected issues that affect her underresourced community, including food apartheid, immigration reform, police brutality. Her voice is strong and filled with love, anger, hope and commitment as she talks about a life of service through feeding others. Listen in to hear her compelling story of learning from the indigenous people of San Miguel Ahuehuetitlan, the life-changing moment when a cop came to La Morada and threatened to "flip it," and her fight for justice.
Image courtesy of Ben Hider.
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