A Spark for Food Justice
Oct25

A Spark for Food Justice

When it comes to brainstorming sessions, almost nothing can get your  wheels turning better than food. It’s the ingredient that powers our mind to think outside the box. Many great ideas were discovered over a few slices of pizza, with conversations by a group of diverse individuals. That’s what FoodSpark is trying to do: Create social change through their community potlucks. The Spark is an event organized by FoodSpark,  a pop-up...

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Jerk Soul brings island spice to Hyde Park
Sep14

Jerk Soul brings island spice to Hyde Park

HYDE PARK — Newcomers to the Hyde Park community, Jerk Soul restaurant owners Telie Woods and Zahra Spencer add some island spice to north St. Louis. Opening the door earlier this year, Woods and Spencer came across the storefront space their third day in St. Louis after being displaced because of the previous hurricane season that destroyed their home and business plans in the Virgin Islands. Just barely escaping Hurricane...

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