Rashid Nuri of Truly Living Well retires

Today, August 31, 2018, Rashid Nuri turns 70. He will also retire from Truly Living Well, the urban farm institution in Atlanta that he founded.

The Fight to Serve

Public support of migrant causes isn’t easy for immigrant businesses, even if such efforts go unnoticed by non-immigrants. Undocumented entrepreneurs face unique hazards. They live on the edge everyday.

Talk (and eat) BBQ in the ATL

In partnership with the Atlanta History Center SFA will screen our short film about Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ located in Austin, Texas on May 23. Barbecue bites and conversation will follow.

Rosalind Bentley and Radical Hospitality

Rosalind Bentley shared the story of her Aunt Lucy, a hostess of the civil rights movement in Albany, Georgia. Watch her presentation at the Winter symposium.

Serve It Up

The scene at the Curb Market is the Plate Sale: Mike and Shyretha’s roving Athens- and Atlanta-based pop-up dinner series takes inspiration, in name and aim, from those loose-knit socials in church parking lots and backyards.

Soak the Beans

Certainly, there is beauty inherent in the diaspora, in being a part of a family with roots that stretch across countries and continents. But there is also loss.

Hostesses of the Movement

Compared to famous civil rights battlegrounds like Selma, Alabama, Albany holds an unsettled place in the history of the movement.

ATL’s Buford Highway Ideas Fair, Nov. 28

On Tuesday, November 28, students from Georgia Tech’s Generator Workshop will set up in an empty storefront on Buford Highway to host an Ideas Fair, a one-night open house showcasing creative and workable concepts for Buford Highway designed to preserve and promote the corridor’s cultural diversity.

Atlanta’s Masa Maven

Born in 1976 in Pharr, Texas, Gladys Martinez grew up with great respect for corn and the savvy that made it possible to sustain a business. It wasn’t long before she became a masa expert.