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Filmmaker Byron Hurt has released a documentary about soul food called "Soul Food Junkie." It discussion is around the origins and historical relationship surrounding the cuisine that evolved from West Africa and enhanced the southern US region's orientation to food selection. It has since risen to become the cultural attachment to identity formation for the African-American community.
Dr. Gail Myer is organization founder for, Farms to Grow, Inc. which was formed to provide support to black farmers to assist them to keep and grow their farms. Her mission, to embrace the belief of food access and justice for all communities, allow Dr. Gail to work towards partnering with communities to help create their own local food systems.
Dr. Gail Myers, an agricultural anthropologist is guest panelist for the viewing of the film in Oakland, CA, Wednesday, January 16, 2012 at the Asian American Cultural Center. 6-9 pm.
Join us we break it down, get on down, and pass it around.
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