As the nation heads down a road of recovery, Good Food looks at healing, which is at the center of the new film, “Gather.” Director Sanjay Rawal opens the film with a quote from Crazy Horse of the Oglala Lakota Nation: “The Red Nation shall rise again and it shall be a blessing for a sick world, a world filled with broken promises, selfishness and separations, a world longing for light again.” Rawal discusses a growing movement of Native Americans working to reconnect with their spiritual and cultural identity. Somali chef Hawa Hassan pays homage to the matriarchal cooking of eight African nations. Lisa Held reports on how policy changes under the Trump administration has reshaped farming and food. Rashida Holmes is serving Caribbean cuisine in the Arts District. Plus, jujubes are in season and at the farmer’s market.
Native American food sovereignty, farming under Trump, West Indies roti
From this Episode:
New film rediscovers cultural and spiritual pride in Native American foodways
The film “ Gather ” follows Native Americans on the frontlines of the growing movement to reconnect with spiritual and cultural identities devastated by genocide.
Female, older, Black: grandma’s cooking at the center of a new cookbook
For her cookbook “ In Bibi’s Kitchen ,” Somali chef Hawa Hassan asked eight older women to share their stories and recipes of their home countries.
Tariffs, federal assistance, immigration: farming under Trump
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue described the Trump administration’s efforts as “fighting for our farmers, ranchers, and rural America.”
Scoby snacks: culturing kombucha from farmer’s market produce
Market correspondent Gillian Ferguson catches up with former Onda chef Balo Orozco and Jacqui Harning, who are behind Sunset Culture , which uses seasonal farmer’s market...