Department of Geography and the Environment

Food for Black Thought

Critical discussions of food and the food system are on the rise in academic research, public policy, and in popular media. Food for Black Thought (FFBT) will explore how these issues involve, impact, and engage Black populations from transdisciplinary and community-based perspectives.

Fri, September 28, 2012 | Center for African and African American Studies | George Washington Carver Cultural Center

Food for Black Thought

 September 28 & 29


FFBT will explore Black experiences with food and the food system, past and present, in Austin and beyond. 

The 2-day community + action symposium will take place at the Warfield Center for African and African American Studies (UT Austin) and at the George Washington Carver Cultural Center. Facilitators and presenters include youth and adults, from the University of Texas at Austin, the greater Austin community, and from across the United States. 

Join us for more than a conference. FFBT is a first step in creating a community coalition focused on food issues affecting Black people. Share your thoughts and join in conversation, listen and expand your knowledge.

For Day One, September 28th all events will be held at Warfield Center for African and African American Studies, Jester A232A

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center is located at 1165 Angelina Street  Austin, TX 78702 

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