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Dr. Susan Sage Heinzelman, Director 2505 University Avenue, A4900, Burdine Hall 536, Austin Texas 78712 • 512-471-5765

2nd Annual Food for Black Thought Symposium: A Two-Day Event

Fri, October 4, 2013 • 11:00 AM • Day 1: Jester 232A and Day 2: Carver Museum and Cultural Center, 1165 Angelina St., Austin, TX 78702


Join us for a fresh conversation about food in Black communities.  The 2nd Annual Food for Black Thought symposium will focus on food issues in Black communities from a broad perspective with interactive talks, workshops, and discussions. Explore  food access and food traditions, food cooperatives and personal food histories, and more. This year we connect Black food experiences in Austin, with dispatches from the East and West coasts.  This is an action symposium: come, be inspired, share knowledge, learn more about FFBT's work on the ground, and more.
Keynote presenters:
- Dr. Amie Breeze Harper, author, blogger, and director of Sistah Vegan
- Michael Twitty, culinary historian and acclaimed blogger at
- Dr. Louis "Pancho" McFarland, author and scholar activist from Chicago State University
View the full schedule and RSVP Here

Food for Black Thought (FFBT) is committed to sustaining and maintaining Black access to food resources, knowledge, and action in Austin, Texas and beyond to promote  Black Diaspora well-being in ways physical, social, and economic.

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