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**Did you know that special Produce(n)Protest boxes are available in connection to Chef Emm’s cooking class on Friday? Pick up a box at Urban Growers Collective’s South Chicago Farmstand this Saturday, 10/17, for $35! Order your box here.


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** ¿Sabías que las cajas especiales de Produce(n)Protest están disponibles en conexión con la clase de cocina del Chef Emm el viernes? ¡Recoja una caja en el puesto agrícola de Urban Growers Collective en el sur de Chicago este sábado 17 de octubre por $35! Ordene su caja aquí.
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Thursday, October 15 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Culturally Appropriate Meals in Institutions / Comidas culturalmente apropiadas en las instituciones

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This session will amplify the social and nutritional value of culturally rooted foodways. What does it look like to meaningfully engage the community to inform what meals are provided in cafeterias and other public meal settings? Presenters will share their meal planning processes, menus, and how cultural foodways are archives of ancestral knowledge that serve as a foundation for sustainability, nutrition, and wellness education for the communities they serve.

Esta sesión amplificará el valor social y nutricional de las formas de alimentación con raíces culturales. ¿Cómo faciliatar un proceso comunitaria para informar qué comidas se ofrecen en las cafeterías y otros entornos de comidas públicas? Los presentadores compartirán sus procesos de planificación de comidas, menús y cómo las comidas culturales son archivos de conocimiento ancestral que sirven como base para la educación en sostenibilidad, nutrición y bienestar para las comunidades a las que sirven.

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Aasia Castañeda

Community Partnerships Manager, Chicago Food Policy Action Council
Aasia Mohammad Castañeda is a mother, daughter of immigrants, descendant of farmers, connector, a self-taught graphic designer, and identifies as a South Asian Chicana, born and raised working-class Chicagoan from the Hermosa neighborhood. At CFPAC she co-convenes the Urban Steward... Read More →

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Dexter Kishida

Food Security and Sustainability Program Manager // Gerente del Programa de Seguridad Alimentaria y Sostenibilidad, City and County of Honolulu
Dexter's passion is to connect communities to their food. For the past eight years he has worked for the Department of Education's School Food Services Branch most recently as their farm to school coordinator. He now works for the City and County of Honolulu’s Office of Climate... Read More →
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Jesse Padron

Food Service Director // Director del Servicio Alimentario, Oneida Nation School District
Born October 12,1953Grew up in Milwaukee WI1992 Graduated L’Academie de Cuisine Certified in Culinary ArtsChef at various restaurants in and around Washington DC.Relocated to Green Bay WI 1996Worked at Oneida owned Radisson Inn Green Bay1998-2002 Chef at Nicky’s Lionhead Tavern... Read More →

Bryan Soto

Chef Director // Chef Directora, Academy for Global Citizenship

Julia O'Grady

Policy Director // Director de Políticas, Academy for Global Citizenship

Heriberto Arriola

Academy for Global Citizenship

Thursday October 15, 2020 12:00pm - 1:30pm CDT