pineapple NY: head of the table
Mar
12
6:30 PM18:30

pineapple NY: head of the table

Join pineapple NY with Kia Damon, head chef at Lalito, Simone Tong, chef-owner of Little Tong Noodle Shop, Samantha Safer, co-owner of Otway and moderator Khushbu Shah, senior food editor at Thrillist, to celebrate these chefs’ multi-faceted culinary visions.

We’ll get real about everything from how to creatively and equitably fund, build and grow food businesses in 2019 to cleansing the back-of-house of toxic masculinity, plus what it takes to shatter the glass ceiling while bringing other womxn with you.

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pineapple DC: the Palestinian kitchen
Feb
7
7:00 PM19:00

pineapple DC: the Palestinian kitchen

Award-winning author, human-rights activist, and cook Yasmin Khan travels through Palestinian kitchens in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza in her newest cookbook, Zaitoun: Recipes and Stories From the Palestinian Kitchen. Equal parts travelogue and recipe collection, Yasmin explores these kitchens using food as a medium to understand history, identity, and community. She asks us to consider: what does it mean to be Palestinian today? And how is that reflected on the plate?

Moderated by NPR’s Dalia Mortada, join pineapple DC at Logan Exchangefor a deep dive into Yasmin’s narrative where they’ll discuss preserving and savoring Palestinian identities in the midst of a shifting political landscape, share their own beautiful and moving experiences in the Middle East, and reveal how food can be an entryway into understanding our own and other’s cultures.

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pineapple NY: farming while black
Feb
5
6:30 PM18:30

pineapple NY: farming while black

To build a better food system, it’s crucial to understand who is growing our food, the complex racial history of agriculture in our country, and the inequities many farm workers of color face. Leah Penniman, founding co-director of Soul Fire Farm in upstate New York, is unpacking this narrative with her work on the ground and in her groundbreaking new book, Farming While Black: Soul Fire Farm’s Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land.

In collaboration with Squarespace, our conversation partner and all-in-one website-building platform, join pineapple NY for the incredible opportunity to hear from this burgeoning leader in the food movement. Leah and Yemi Amu of Oko Farms, an aquaponics farm in Brooklyn, will discuss what it means to be a black farmer today and the ways African ancestral practices are used and abused in the US.

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pineapple SF: wine, naturally
Jan
31
6:30 PM18:30

pineapple SF: wine, naturally

In collab. w/Squarespace, catch this one of a kind panel led by Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle wine critic, plus winemaker Martha Stoumen of Martha Stoumen Wines, Tonya Pitts, a sommelier and Wine Director at One Market, Stevie Stacionis, founder of Battonage Forum and owner of Oakland-based wine shop Bay Grape, and Karine Adolphe of Birba Wine Bar all about their take on how natural wines are disrupting the old school exclusive wine-universe of Napa Valley and beyond.

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pineapple NY: fully stocked
Sep
26
7:00 PM19:00

pineapple NY: fully stocked

Join pineapple NY as we bring together the entrepreneurs behind some of our favorite pantry staples. Moderated by all-star food writer and entrepreneur Sierra Tishgart, we’ll hear from Brooklyn Delhi’s Chitra AgrawalWhite Moustache’s Homa Dashtaki and Arthur Street Kitchen’s Hetty McKinnon to talk about how their businesses and their own pantries mirror their style, identity and, values.

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pineapple DC: against the grain
Sep
25
6:30 PM18:30

pineapple DC: against the grain

Got grain on the brain? So do we - especially high quality, sustainably grown, and heritage grains like sorghum, millet and rye. It’s easier than ever these days to enjoy a diversity of bread given the wave of forward-thinking bakers redefining what a loaf should taste and look like.

Hop on the whole grain milled magic train with pineapple DC! Join moderator Kiko Bourne, certified ~breaducator~, for a discussion with Jessica Azeez of SEYLOU Bakery & Mill, Evin Dogu of Sub Rosa Bakery, and Amanda Cook of A Rake’s Progress and Tambra Raye Stenson of WANDA whose baking and education programs are keeping it real, regional, & next level nutritious.

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pineapple SF: choose food
Aug
21
6:30 PM18:30

pineapple SF: choose food

We’ll hear from four women who have carved their own unique paths in food – from a physician turned product entrepreneur, to a home cook turned inventor and bestselling author, and even a woman who decided that fried chicken was her future -can’t argue with that. Get inspired by not-so-conventional stories and lessons learned from women who followed their hearts (and their stomachs, too). Moderated by Theresa Salcedo, Program Director of 18 Reasons, our panel will include Sylvie Charles of Just Date Syrup, Lisa Fetterman of Nomiku, Fernay McPherson of Minnie Bell’s Soul Movement, and Amy Kritzer of What Jew Wanna Eat.

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