Digging deep into stories of food, race, radical love and creative social justice. Broadcast on WNHH 103.5fm community radio - New Haven, CT. Hosted by chef, activist, artist Tagan Engel
Youth Leading Protests for Black Lives & Police Abolition
Youth leaders Jeremy Cajigas and Jamila Washington of the Citywide Youth Coalition in New Haven, CT share their perspectives on organizing protests for liberation and black lives; their groups demands for removing police and security guards from schools; divestment from police and investment in Black and Brown lives and communities; Bomba music and dance for resistance and celebrating #BlackJoy, and much more. Editing & Engineering by Jon Oliver Music
Juneteenth and Black Foodways with Adrian Lipscombe
Chef, Urban Planner, and Black Foodways Sustainer Adrian Lipscombe shares on the Juneteenth holiday past and present, family food traditions, what brought her from Texas to Wisconsin, and the importance of rooting her restaurant in community, which is helping to sustain them through the Covid-19 pandemic.
3 Chefs - 3 Perspectives on the Covid Shutdown
CT Chefs Avi Sazpiro of Roia Restaurant, Raquel Rivera of A Pinch of Salt Culinary Education & Catering Company, and Aaron Lee of Yale University Dining & Heartfelt Catering speak to the many ways this pandemic is impacting their work and communities. Produced by Tagan Engel, Edited by Jon Oliver
Our Food in the Time of Quarantine: 3 Perspectives
Insights on the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic from a wholesale produce distributor, an urban farmer / food justice educator, and tips on cooking in quarantine. Hear about massive shifts in the produce industry, mutual aid efforts to get free farm fresh food to families in need, and some recipe-free ways to prep food for the week, including what to do with dry beans, roasting veggies and more. With guests Maria Desarbo of Carbonella & Desarbo’s , Disha Patel of Common Ground High School & Urban Farm , and host Tagan Engel.
The Gefilteria Crew on Passover & Reimagining Ashkenazi Foods
Fab culinary duo Liz Alpern & Jeffery Yoskowitz of The Gefilteria sit down (pre Covid-19 quarantine) to nosh and kibbitz about old family recipes, the wide spectrum of Jewish ethnic cuisines, Asha-normativity, producing tons of great gefilte fish each year, liberation stories, and passover traditions.
Ep. 65 Bryant Terry & Vegetable Kingdom
Chef, activist, and author Bryant Terry on his newest plant-based cookbook - cooking for his kids - uplifting Black and Asian food traditions - and collective actions to transform our "messed up food system".