The Art of Food in Frogtown and RondoMain MenuThe Art of Food in Frogtown and RondoSeveral networks interested in investing their time, engagement, and care in community food in Frogtown and Rondo are collaborating to explore what it takes to support and build equitable fresh food in their neighborhoods.Frogtown FarmAEDAAsian Economic Development AssociationUrban Farm and Garden AllianceUrban Farm and Garden Alliance Greens CookoffIn November and December of 2016, the Urban Farm and Garden Alliance convened a gathering around cooking GREENS.Public Art St. PaulSustainability@Hamline53a66acd31006d343906ce1a4c7df8af8da2d56b
Seitu Jones interview of Daniel Salinas
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Sigh worked his way from a dishwasher to a cook to own his own Vietnamese restaurant. Get a glimpse into his kitchen below.
Daniel Salinas shares a story about his parents' authentic Mexican cooking, including grinding their own corn to make tortillas.
Su speaks about the importance of farming among Asian immigrants. This interview reminds me of the chapter in The Color of Food called "Surviving as Transplants," where Pang Chang says: "For Hmong, people, from generation to generation, the knowledge of farming is passed on." Su says it's "in our genes."
With Laverne Henderson's story, we look at migration within the U.S. The discussion of trying to bring greens up from the South reminds me of the chapter "Taste of Home" in The Color of Food when Menkir Tamrat discusses how people would send over essential Ethiopian ingredients, sometimes one bag at a time, for use in restaurants.
Tony shares his appreciation for what we can learn about food from other cultures.