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Filiberto’s Nopales / Cactus Salad

Ingredients (serves 8) 4 cups [about 1.5 lbs.] chopped fresh nopales, with spines removed 6 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 large red onion, thinly sliced 1/3 cup fresh lime juice [opt: apple cider vinegar] 1/8 tsp red chile flakes 1 tsp salt 2 fresh tomato, diced 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped 1/2 cup queso fresco, crumbled […]

Make/Dance Your Own Butter

We’d wanted to have a butter-making dance session at Wild Springs ever since hearing about this interactive art and aerobics exercise called Feel the Churn. People-powered local food, set to dance music? Count us in. You can do this in your own kitchen by turning up your favorite jam and shaking it to the beat. Ingredients […]

Eat for Equity Catering, SBC

Eat for Equity is a nonprofit, and by the end of the year, will be separating our growing catering program into a benefit corporation owned wholly by the nonprofit. The nonprofit will be be the sole shareholder of the benefit corporation [b-corp],  a specific benefit corporation called Eat for Equity Catering, SBC. Why go this route? Eat for Equity began catering […]

We are donating our trailer to the International Indigenous Youth Council at Standing Rock.  Above, is the [formerly Eat for Equity] trailer, in its new home at Oceti Sakowin camp, Standing Rock. Many of you will have been following the Standing Rock water protectors, an Indigenous led movement to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline from crossing through […]

Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork

Ingredients (serves 15) 2 T. brown sugar 2 T. kosher salt 2 T. fresh ground black pepper 1 T. paprika 6 lbs. bone-in pork shoulder [butt], skin removed 1/4 cup dijon mustard green onions or chives for garnish Equipment grill, tongs, electric roasters Directions Combine the brown sugar, salt, pepper, and paprika in a small […]

Parmesan Grits

A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet. And whether you call it “polenta” or “grits” [or a name of your own invention], a bowl of creamy, garlicky corn pudding just tastes good. Polenta is an flavorful, creamy base for just about anything – stews, sauces, sauteed vegetables, or our BBQ black eyed […]

Take Action with Oxfam Advocacy Training

Oxfam America is recruiting volunteer leaders of various ages and professional backgrounds for their free national advocacy training in Washington D.C. April 24-28, 2015 and year of local leadership in 15 US cities (including Minneapolis/St. Paul). They will also provide online training and opportunities to meet others who are active in your city. It’s a […]

Eat for Equity Featured in Oprah Magazine

Eat for Equity Featured in Oprah Magazine

Eat for Equity Featured in Oprah Magazine Eat for Equity is “deliciously reinventing the charity dinner.” Eat for Equity and its co-founder, Emily Torgrimson, are featured in the November issue of Oprah Magazine. “Food with Thought” tells the story of Eat for Equity’s beginnings with a pot of jambalaya to its recent cross-country tour and […]

Seeking Bay Area Organizers

Seeking Bay Area Organizers

Hello Bay Area Volunteers! The Bay Area E4E is looking for a few additional organizers to help plan upcoming E4E events in the Bay Area. Currently, we have one active organizer (Jonas) and a few volunteers who are willing to work at the events, but could use a few extra people to plan, organize and […]

Taking Candy from Strangers

We’re taught as kids to distrust the stranger, to be skeptical of help that comes from the unknown, and of help that comes without expectation of return.  We begin to assume that if someone helps us, then they must want something back. And yet on this trip, I’ve learned to trust in the stranger and […]

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