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In January, I learned about the Southern Foodways Alliance (SFA) based in Oxford, Mississippi through the University of Mississippi. The goal of SFA is to document and share stories of the changing American South – through podcasts, documentary, essay, oral history, and events. I came across SFA’s 2018 Winter Symposium, held February 24th in Birmingham, Alabama. The theme was “Narratives That Transform” and with my own background in storytelling combined with my goal of figuring out my relationship with the American South, I had to go!
A little after a year of opening, Compass Rose, the international small plates focused restaurant, sold its 10,000th order of Khachapuri (pronounced ha-tcha-poo-ree), a classic Georgian street food dish that has since popped up on restaurant menus across D.C.
In February 2018, Allison Sylvetsky, PhD, an assistant professor of exercise and nutrition sciences, led a seminar series comprised of three events that discussed public health concerns around high sugar intake and what steps, including individual choice and policy-based, can be taken to address the issue.
As Black History Month winds to a close, we are reminded of the importance of celebrating black chefs, bakers, policy makers, activists, farmworkers and foodies every day of the year. As people who are deeply interested in all things food, it is critical to recognize that we can not call the current model a successful food system until it is equitable, accessible and can be enjoyed by everyone.