Diaspora Food Stories

Diaspora Food Stories

The Diaspora Food Stories podcast will explore the stories behind the creators from the African Diaspora, furthering the mission of The Global Food and Drink Initiative to connect Black people through food, drink, and travel. Listeners can expect conversations that go deep into the history and origins of our foods and how they have shaped cultures, communities, and the world. In addition, Diaspora Food Stories will be the first food podcast to offer these stories in the native tongue of our guests, thereby adding another important element to the preservation of our food and drink stories; the language in which they are introduced.

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Episodes

Crescendo Foods Ghana Founder Dr. Wanida Lewis

Crescendo Foods Ghana Founder Dr. Wanida Lewis

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    Mar 06 2024
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    49 min 22 sec

New Jersey native Dr. Wanida Lewis founded Crescendo Foods, Ghana’s first shared kitchen coworking hub, in 2021. A food scientist by profession,...

Diaspora Food Stories February 2024 Update

Diaspora Food Stories February 2024 Update

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    Feb 01 2024
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    1 min 2 sec

Happy Black History Month! We're going to be taking a short break this month to enjoy the work we do that centers around telling Black food stories....

Wine and Hip-Hop Connoisseur Jermaine Stone

Wine and Hip-Hop Connoisseur Jermaine Stone

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    Jan 17 2024
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    51 min

If you love wine and hip-hop, this is an episode you don’t want to miss.  Jermaine Stone, aka The Real Wolf of Wine, didn’t know that the goal of...

Artist and Writer Tunde Wey

Artist and Writer Tunde Wey

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    Jan 03 2024
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    1 h 16 min 23 sec

Tunde Wey is more than an artist and writer.  He is also a cook who uses "nigerian food to interrogate colonialism, capitalism and racism," per his...

Chef and Food Advocate Bashir Munye

Chef and Food Advocate Bashir Munye

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    Dec 13 2023
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    56 min 31 sec

Born in Somalia and raised in Italy, Chef Bashir Munye has called Toronto home for the past 22 years. Growing up in the Mediterranean, fresh seasonal...

Entrepreneur and Author Agatha Achindu

Entrepreneur and Author Agatha Achindu

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    Nov 29 2023
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    1 h 11 min 30 sec

These days, Agatha Achindu is wearing several hats as a successful entreprenuer, wellness architect and most recently cookbook author. The...

Entrepreneurs Kudzai Bingepinge and Awa Kone

Entrepreneurs Kudzai Bingepinge and Awa Kone

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    Nov 17 2023
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    52 min 52 sec

Switzerland and Chicago-based entrpreneurs Kudzai Bingepinge and Awa Kone sit down with host Sheree Williams for this episode of Diaspora Food...

Writer and Documenter Riaz Phillips

Writer and Documenter Riaz Phillips

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    Nov 01 2023
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    46 min 46 sec

Riaz Phillips is a multi-disciplined, award-winning writer and documenter whose passion for food from the Carribean and Black food culture in the...

Urban Farmer Anan Lololi

Urban Farmer Anan Lololi

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    Oct 18 2023
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    1 h 8 min 31 sec

Recorded on August 31, which has been designated by the United Nations as the International Day for People of African descent, host Sheree Williams...

Chef and Restaurateur Pierre Thiam - French

Chef and Restaurateur Pierre Thiam - French

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    Oct 05 2023
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    1 h 6 min 52 sec

L’animatrice invitée Madalena Pedro Miala rejoint Diaspora Food Stories pour cet épisode spécial mettant en vedette le chef et restaurateur Pierre...

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