Cooking is good citizenship.
Barbara Kingsolver

Cooking Stirs the Pot for Social Change

Cooking Stirs the Pot for Social Change

Jul 9, 2018-- Every time we step to our stoves to make a meal we're engaging with the society around us. Each ingredient that we use, every technique, every spice tells a story about our access, our privilege, our heritage, and our culture. The foods and dishes we consume are all part of larger forces that impact our lives. Our appetites and what we crave are the result of our place in the world at that time. Exploring how preparing and eating food can be acts of personal and social justice in this article from Yes magazine reviewing three cookbooks -- Feed the Resistance, The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen, and The Immigrant Cookbook -- shows how the act of cooking can be a platform for social justice and social action. (6135 reads)

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