Soups Tell Stories, Inspire Design

May 1, 2010 — In Melissa Ann Martin and Sanjit Sethi’s interdisciplinary community-based design class, students were juggling more than multiple disciplines. By standing in the kitchen and learning to make soup, they’d absorbed the intense and colorful life histories of women chefs from five different countries. The five women – from Malaysia, Nigeria, Mexico, El Salvador, and the United States – work with La Cocina, a Mission-based organization that incubates low-income food entrepreneurs, lowering the hurdle to enter the professional food service. Read more

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