The Art of Food in Frogtown and Rondo

Food and Issue

1:22 - 2:33 = “It’s mostly the other way around. Most of our food is donated either by major companies and sometime, this times a year we get them from gardens, community gardens and things like that. The issue is that when people come into pick up foods, one of my jobs is to walk around with them and try to communicate cross culturally with them and many times we don’t recognize things like certain crops that are donated….”
2:47 - 3:36 = “I think the biggest barrier is building trust. We want to have people come in to get the free food to feel like honor guest and clients and avoid any sense of shame or negative altitudes that might crop up and so I do a lot of kind of PR and joking and so on to establish that trust…”

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