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The Bon Appétit team at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL Dining) has developed an innovative partnership with Propel Kitchens, a nonprofit with a mission to utilize nutrition, food industry training and education initiatives as tools to equip and enable St. Louis residents and communities to combat persistent economic and health inequities. Learn how this growing collaboration between WUSTL Dining and Propel Kitchens is providing opportunities for St. Louis residents while bringing healthy scratch-cooked food to students.

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While the holiday is centered on China’s traditional lunisolar calendar, which is tied to the autumn harvest and end of the agricultural growing season, Lunar New Year celebrations are highly country- and culture-specific. This year we’re delving into the unique Lunar New Year celebrations that occur in China, Vietnam, and South Korea. Read on to learn more!

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This Black History Month, as we celebrate and amplify the voices of Black people in the United States, we also want to call attention to critically important programs like the CASFS apprenticeship, which do so much to offer onramps to farming, cultural foodways, and land justice for BIPOC folks.  

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Bon Appétit is thrilled to be partnering with Matthew Raiford during this year’s Black History Month celebration, and to be sharing Gullah Geechee recipes directly from his book: Bress ‘n’ Nyam: Gullah Geechee Recipes from a Sixth-Generation Farmer.

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During this year’s Black History Month, Bon Appétit is partnering with celebrated CheFarmer Matthew Raiford, whose book, Bress ‘n’ Nyam or ‘bless and eat” features recipes that offer a “culinary representation of the ocean, rivers, and rich fertile loam in and around the coastal South.”