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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).

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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.
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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 →
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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
State Hall: Room 128