Unexpected Urban Foraging with @Blackforager

Mar 10, 2023

11:30am – 12:30pm CT

Recording: Unexpected Urban Foraging with @Blackforager, Mar 10, 2023

Alexis Nikole Nelson is a forager and an outdoor educator using her platform to yell, sing and celebrate all the edible plants hiding in plain sight! Nelson received the James Beard Award for “Best Social Media” 2022, being chosen for the Forbes “30 Under30” list, a TikTok Tastemaker, and honored as part of Fortune magazine’s “Creator 25” in 2021. Alexis reframes the world of food, asking us to consider tastefully satiating and environmentally sustainable food choices and peels back historical layers on African American and Indigenous food traditions that have traditionally been repressed. Nelson’s comedic lessons and videos direct audiences to freely accessible food options and demonstrations of tasty dishes. As Alexis would say, happy snacking, don’t die!

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