"I've always seen the connection between good food, intellectual ideas, and people meeting." (21:37)

Welcome to the first episode of Season 3! This wee...

Jim Haynes and Sunday Dinner

October 11, 2018

"When food is on the table, it makes it so easy to talk about the sensitive issues. It makes it easy to bring sides of the conflict together around th...

Alastair Carr with Gulya Nabieva and Recipes for Peace

June 22, 2018

“There isn’t a shortage of countries where we can talk about actions that are being taken to build peace." (24:01)

Peacebuilding charity, International...

Niki Psarias and Alastair Carr with International Alert's Conflict Cafe

April 13, 2018

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October 11, 2018

"I've always seen the connection between good food, intellectual ideas, and people meeting." (21:37)

Welcome to the first episode of Season 3! This week Rebecca and Kelsey discuss this season's theme, culinary tourism, and how it is an example of citizen to citizen dipl...

June 22, 2018

"When food is on the table, it makes it so easy to talk about the sensitive issues. It makes it easy to bring sides of the conflict together around the same table." (25:10)

GULYA NABIEVA, a Senior Program Officer of the Eurasia Program for International Alert, shares wi...

April 13, 2018

“There isn’t a shortage of countries where we can talk about actions that are being taken to build peace." (24:01)

Peacebuilding charity, International Alert's, project Conflict Cafe, has been dubbed "most inspirational pop-up" and serves diners food and knowledge about...

March 30, 2018

"Food connects people because it is a leveler. It’s one of our basic needs. It’s a way for us to understand each other as human beings  on a  basic level. It’s also linked to our identity. We showcase who we are what we are through our food. So if I cook for somebody,...

March 16, 2018

"Human beings are so diverse, and we want to appreciate and empower the diversity." (4:45)

LISA THAENS, Co-Founder, Communications and Public Relations, and Project Manager for Über den Tellerrand in Berlin, Germany, joins us to explain how her group of friends thought...

March 2, 2018

"Food is one of the first languages of love from a mother and a child, and it goes beyond that." (29:30)

AMELIA MASTERSON, executive director of City Seed and SUMIYA KHAN kitchen manager of Sanctuary Kitchen explain how their programs are making an impact in the New Hav...

February 16, 2018

“This is about us as Americans asking what could potentially be the most ignorant questions that people have on their minds and are afraid to ask. This is about creating a platform where questions are asked and ignorances can be admitted.” (5:10)

DAWN WELESKI, co-founde...

February 3, 2018

“We know that right now…there are not a lot of sanctuary spaces where people can feel safe and be who they are and feel free of discrimination and racism and patriarchy. I wanted to create that.” (23:47)

JESSICA MATAKA, Communications and Development Coordinator at La C...

January 18, 2018

"The fact is that refugees, in a lot of circles do get celebrated, particularly now, as cultural ambassadors, in a way that a lot of people don't."... And I've been trying to broaden the diversity of our staff, in order to no longer further the isolation that the label...

November 17, 2017

“We all really have a role to play in terms of refugee resettlement and helping our new neighbors.” (2:45)

GISSOU NIA from Refugees Welcome♥ shares her background in coming to understand what it means to flee conflict and persecution and how it led her to innovate a cre...

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