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Our Plate is Political: Using the Table as a Tool for Social Justice

May 16, 2023 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm


In this lively cooking demonstration, Bryant Terry will show us how easy it is to make delicious, vegetable-forward meals that not only satisfy us but also serve as a catalyst for growing the food justice movement.

After this event, Bryant Terry will be giving a keynote presentation — Food Justice at the Intersection of Food, Politics, Art, and Culture – at 7 p.m. in Wille Hall in Coats Campus Center on COCC’s Bend campus. To register and reserve tickets for the keynote click HERE.

About Bryant Terry

Bryant Terry moves between cooking, writing, curating, bookmaking, conceptualism, social sculpture, music, and design to inspire us to work towards a more healthy, just, and sustainable world.

San Francisco Magazine included Terry among 11 Smartest People in the Bay Area Food Scene, and Fast Company named him one of 9 People Who Are Changing the Future of Food.

Terry is the founder of 4 Color Books, a publishing imprint which collaborates with forward-thinking and groundbreaking BIPOC chefs, writers, artists, activists, and innovators to craft visually stunning nonfiction books. He is also the author of six critically acclaimed books, and he has won a James Beard Award, an NAACP Image Award, and an Art of Eating Prize. His latest book, Black Food, illuminates a part of the Black experience offering recipes, essays and art.


Cascade Culinary Institute
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Bend, OR 97701 United States
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