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Friday, June 16 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Reimagining Food Media

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In this workshop, participants will analyze mainstream food media and create their own media using basic smartphone apps (Notes, GarageBand, iPhoto, etc., both iPhone and Android equivalents).


Melvin Parsons

Farmer Parsons is the founder of We the People Growers Association, where he grows food to create healthy social and nutritional choices in resource poor communities.

Stephen Satterfield

Whetstone Magazine
Stephen Satterfield is an award-winning, anthropological food writer, speaker and multimedia producer based in Oakland, CA. His background as a sommelier, restaurant manager and social entrepreneur continually inform his work. He is the founder of Whetstone Magazine, a digital and... Read More →
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Shakirah Simley

Shakirah Simley is a writer and community organizer in San Francisco. She earned her organizing chops with over a decade of working on food equity, labor and youth campaigns. The daughter of a social worker, and granddaughter of a Black Panther, she graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania and completed master’s at Italy’s University of Gastronomic Sciences as a Fulbright Fellow. She served as the Community Director for famed local grocer, Bi-Rite and its Family of Businesses, and in 2016, she co-founded Nourish|Resist, a multiracial collaborative using food spaces and people as tools for collective resistance. Last year, she was a prestigious Fellow for the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture. Her writing has appeared in Civil Eats, The Huffington Post, SF Chronicle, and recently published cookbook for the revolution: "Feed the Resistance". She currently serves as the executive director of community center in the Southeast sector of SF., Nourish | Resist
Shakirah Simley is a 2017 Stone Barns Exchange Fellow. Shakirah Simley was raised in Harlem, N.Y., where her limited access to fresh, healthy and affordable food was always a challenge. As a young black woman hungry for change, she decided to dedicate her professional career and... Read More →

Tunde Wey

LA Times, Washington Post, SFChronicle, Vice, Mother Jones and Splendid Table. That’s merely page one search results for Nigerian-born chef and writer Tunde Wey. Through his prose and cross-country dinner/lecture series, he’s clearly garnered the attention of the national med... Read More →

Friday June 16, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm EDT
State Hall: Room 128
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