Sprinkled with Pepper

October 16, 2018

Loyola University, Food Access Panel

The Environmental Law Society in conjunction with the Animal Legal Defense Fund Chapter at Loyola Law hosted a food access panel. Topics included food access for low-income persons, difficulties of food access with specificity to access for people navigating dietary needs, food workers and other opportunities for youth, and the issues of growers access to land use and sustainability.
Read More
October 3, 2018

Seeds of Native Health Conference

Enjoyed the this annual Seeds of Native Health Conference that brings together tribal officials, researchers, practitioners, and others to discuss the current state of Indigenous and academic scientific knowledge about Native nutrition and food science, and identify new areas of work.
Read More
October 2, 2018

Seeds of Native Health Conference – Met the Sioux Chef!

I met the Sioux Chef! as I enjoyed the annual Seeds of Native Health Conference that brings together tribal officials, researchers, practitioners, and others to discuss the current state of Indigenous and academic scientific knowledge about Native nutrition and food science, and identify new areas of work.
Read More
September 20, 2018

Love Your City Hour

The New Orleans Regional Sustainability Committee hosted their first Love Your City Hour event. Pepper delivered a “Food Sector Welcome” as both Chair of the New Orleans FPAC and Director of Culinaria Center for Food Law, Policy, and Culture.
Read More
September 7, 2018

Bridging the Gender Gap: Women Leaders in Food

Access to land, technology, financial services, education and markets in food and agriculture has not been historically equal. With the FAO identifying women as crucial for sustainable agricultural development and food security, what is the experience of those working to level the playing field?
Read More
August 11, 2018

EMILY’s List at Netroots Nation

EMILY’s List’s vision is a government that reflects the people it serves, and decision makers who genuinely and enthusiastically fight for greater opportunity and better lives for the Americans they represent. We will work for larger leadership roles for pro-choice Democratic women in our legislative bodies and executive seats so that our families can benefit from the open-minded, productive contributions that women have consistently made in office.
Read More
August 9, 2018

Foundation To Lead Program

The Foundation to LEAD Program is designed to provide rising juniors with early exposure to some of the skills they will need for success on the LSAT, in law school, and in the legal profession. Dillard University was goat to 20 students from all 3 New Orleans HBCUs (Dillard, SUNO, and Xavier) participating.
Read More
July 18, 2018

3-course interview: Shawn ‘Pepper’ Bowen, food lawyer

As director of The Culinaria Center for Food Law, Policy and Culture, Shawn "Pepper" Bowen recently launched her podcast Green Pepper, in which she talks to law and policy makers about their food memories and food policy. Bowen, a local attorney, spoke with Gambit about the podcast and how food laws affect where our food comes from and who has access to it.
Read More
July 13, 2018

Sustainable Urban Agriculture Panel

Join us for a panel discussion on sustainable urban agriculture. Jeferson MS4 Task Force Coalition will be hosting Pepper Bowen, Founding Director of Culinaria Center of Food Law, Policy and Culture, Marianne Cufone, Executive Director of Recirculating Farms Coalition, and David Young, Farmer and Founder of Capstone to explore several of the most significant obstacles for urban farming in New Orleans and beyond: space, soil, misconceptions and regulations.
Read More
July 6, 2018

Essence Eats

Shawn "Pepper" Bowen joins the Essence Eats Panel to discuss the intersection of food and culture.
Read More