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It has been two months since we had the snowstorm that knocked out the power, water, and food. The city was not prepared for a week of snow, sleet, and low, low, temperatures. During this time, people were not able to go to the store to get groceries. The past year has shown where communities are lacking in the areas of education, technology, and food. These are not new areas of concern but the one that has been the most prevalent is food inequity. The food banks are feeding people, and the school system is still feeding students when school is out…


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March 2020

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Summer 2019

For Juneteenth, These Chefs Honor Family, Freedom And Texas Traditions

Huffington Post

June 19, 2019

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March 11, 2019

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Hershey Purchases Amplify Foods for $1.2M

USA Today

December 18, 2017

Two Austin Chefs Discuss the State of Traditional Black Cuisine in Austin

The Daily Texan

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Austin American-Statesman

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