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A Conversation About Food Justice (Online)

Presented by Bainbridge Island Museum of Art at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island WA

Jan 31 2021
A Conversation About Food Justice (Online)

Chefs Tarik Abdullah, Ariella Bangs, Melissa Miranda, and Jimaine Miler discuss the rise of community kitchens, and activism and empowerment through the food justice movement in Seattle.

This event is free and takes place on Zoom. Pre-registration is required.
Chef Jimaine Miller, The Def Chef (Soulful Dishes, Feed the People – Central District)
Owner of Soulful Dishes restaurant on 18th and Yesler, the Def Chef (Jimaine Miller) has been a longtime advocate for food and social justice. In response to the pandemic, Miller opened up his restaurant and kitchen to serve free meals and support Feed the People, a community kitchen manned by Chef Tarik Abdullah (see below) which utilizes donated skills and time, and donated food items from local restaurants and purveyors to feed anybody who needs a meal. Soulful Dishes and Feed the People is located at 1800 E Yesler Way. Learn more here.

Chef Melissa Miranda (Musang – Beacon Hill)
Chef Melissa founded Musang, a Filipinx-inspired restaurant, in 2016 to be “a community-driven and not chef-driven” place for gathering and connecting, not just eating. Since the lockdown, chef Melissa has transformed

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550 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

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Parking is available and free to our visitors.


    • Wheelchair Access

BIMA is located in the Island Gateway complex which has accessible parking spaces on Ravine Lane. There is a flat surface entering the courtyard, which leads into the museum. Parking is also

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