Book: Hands and Lands Project: West Africans Create Cultivate Cook, A Photographic Journey

My latest work is an ever-evolving multimedia project entitled HANDS and LANDS. For this particular portfolio the focus is on West African Hands Create Cultivate Cook. A journey to parts of West Africa with a focus on agriculture, blacksmiths, metal smiths, boats and fishing, cultivation, local markets, iconic foods, cooks and cooking, serving and beauty. A complete… Read More

Book: Hands and Lands Project: West African Hands Create, Cultivate, Cook

My latest work is an ever-evolving multimedia project entitled HANDS and LANDS. Join me in Oakland, CA at the Soul Food Korean Restaurant FUSEBOX for an evening of food, photography, film footage and music to celebrate the hands and lands of West Africa. I get to work with two of my favorite people Ellen Sebastian Chang–artist,… Read More

With A Wealth Of Nutrients, Acorns Vital For Native Californians

One salient public health fact about indigenous people of California before colonization is that they rarely experienced food shortages or malnutrition. A temperate climate; bountiful fruits and vegetables; game and fish resources; and the especially abundant acorns derived from many oak varieties ensured a nutritious and varied food supply for all. Foodways…read more…