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Hot Grease is a food culture radio show where the American South and your local food intersects. As host, Nicole A. Taylor reminds people what's great about food: reclaiming culinary traditions & celebrations, cooking at home and eating as a political act. Her show highlights the rising leaders in the good food world, from chefs to bloggers to urban gardeners.
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Georgia native Nicole A. Taylor has been an artisan candy maker, an activist, and a social media maven, and is currently the host of Hot Grease, a progressive food culture radio program on Heritage Radio Network. A member of Food Systems Network NYC, Southern Foodways Alliance, NOFA-NY, Flip the Table Youth Council Mentor, and a frequent panelist at New York City food events. Nicole worked as a community outreach consultant for the Brooklyn Food Coalition, raised funds for the Urban Justice Center through the Vendy Awards and now is an instructor for a GED & internship program that weaves in urban farming. She is featured in America I Am: Pass it Down Cookbook and is a principal at NAT Media.
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Hot Grease - Episode 147 - The Letterbox Farm Collective & Bacchanal Sauce
It's spring- celebrate with Nicole Taylor and Hot Grease! Nicole is joined in the studio by Faith Gilbert of The Letterbox Farm Collective. Hear how five friends joined up to create a community farming effort that crosses state lines. What tips does Faith have for New Yorkers who want to grow some of their own food and herbs? Later, Nicole sits down with Sonya Samuel from Bacchanal Sauce. Hear about Sonya's Caribbean roots, and how her sauce reflects her heritage and her neighborhood of Crown Heights. Nicole tastes the sauce live on air, and gives it her seal of approval. Donate to the Bacchanal Sauce Kickstarter, and don't forget - "it's a party!" Thanks to our sponsor, White Oak Pastures. Music provided by The California Honeydrops.
"If you have the space, it's great to plant perennials. It's a wonderful way to invest in your home." [9:00]
"We felt that because we had that farmer-urban perspective, we could really provide a CSA for people." [12:55]
-- Faith Gilbert on Hot Grease…read more