Star Tribune: BIPOC Foodways Alliance sets debut event
BIPOC Foodways Alliance sets debut event
Chef and longtime Twin Cities food writer Mecca Bos has partnered with James Beard Award-winning chef Sean Sherman to launch BIPOC Foodways Alliance, a new nonprofit that will host a kickoff fundraising event Feb. 28 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Glass House, 145 N. Holden St., Mpls.
While the organization's ultimate goal is massive — to dismantle white supremacy through food — it plans to begin on a smaller scale with a focus on home kitchens. The stories of women of color, elders and immigrants, often passed orally within families and communities, will be shared with wider audiences to better understand our collective histories and the way these tables have shaped the way we eat today. (Bos' first story of the project is now online; footage will be shown at the event.)The evening includes a cash bar, food by Sherman and Bos and entertainment from Cornbread Harris and DJ Tricky Miki. Tickets are $75, with lower (and higher) options, and are available through Eventbrite. For more information, go to bipocfoodways.org.