Anna Goren

Anna Goren
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Anna Goren is carrying on the Jewish tradition of having strong opinions about food, and social justice. In this effort, she has worked with food banks, farmers markets, farms and grocery startups. She graduated from McGill University in Montreal, QC where she conducted research on social policy in the School of Social Work. In her spare time, Anna can be found working in the kitchen, writing poems, and thinking about what to do with her leftovers. Follow her at @annaegoren, her leftovers @ www.tuppups.com

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While the national recognition of marriage equality is something to celebrate, the LGBTQ community can't forget its people of color and homeless youth.

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This year, SIFF is a place where the food-obsessed can really let loose. With its Culinary Cinema program, SIFF rolled out 11 films for foodies, including seven international films.

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Terrell Jackson, grandson of the original owners of Catfish Corner, is selling his family’s legendary fried catfish, hush puppies, fries, and tartar sauce out of a tent near the Rainier Beach Link light rail station.

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Artist Alice Gosti's five-hour performance piece 'How to become a partisan' explores WWII Italian history, feminism and activism.

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At SeaTac Produce in Tukwila, Amira Abdulle cheerily greets customers along with her sons, who help to warm sambusas sold in the front case...

DJ TangQ hosts in studio dance party at Hollow Earth Radio (Photo by V. Nguyen)

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Thirteen new low-power fm community radio stations will be hitting the airwaves around Puget Sound this year, offering underrepresented populations an unprecedented slice of the media pie.

Black olives ripening in Spain (Photo from Wikipedia)

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Gas may be cheap, but prices for a much tastier oil are about to go through the roof.

A synagogue in Paris. (Photo from Flickr by Susan Sermoneta)

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In the face of growing anti-Semitism, French Jews eye a better life in America

Tarik Abdullah at a pop-up dinner in Hillman City featuring live DJs. (Photo courtesy of Tarik Abdullah)

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Meet some of the best international food entrepreneurs who got their start this year.

Anske holding her book, 'Irkadura', about a Russian mute with special powers. (Photo courtesy Ksenia Anske)

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Ksenia Anske seems to have a respectable mantra for everything. On keeping up with the dying book industry:  "Just give it out for free." On accepting...

Violet Lavatai protests outside of a construction site in Rainier Beach in 2012 with Got Green. (Photo courtesy Got Green)

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Seattle’s unprecedented construction boom isn’t actually creating many local jobs. Here's a plan to fix that.

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After a seven year hiatus, Metro’s bus poetry project is back to showcase King County’s multilingual talent.

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A grassroots conference last weekend brought African farming leaders to Seattle to take on a green revolution they say is more about profit then poverty alleviation.

Children at immigration reform protesters in front of the White House in July. (Photo from Center for Human Rights)

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While the numbers of unsupervised youth crossing the border from Mexico and Central America has begun to wane in recent weeks, the challenges faced by those awaiting their fates in holding facilities along the border are still very real.

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An innovative program in Tukwila is honing the culinary skills of new immigrants and helping them shine in American kitchens.

Bread prepared for a workshop at The Grain Gathering. (Photo by Anna Goren)

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Bread lovers of the world unite, you have nothing to lose but your grains.

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For young progressive Jews in the Northwest, talking about Israel with the older generation can be a minefield.

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Preparations are underway for local organizations to provide support for the 600 minors who may arrive in Washington in coming weeks.

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Zut alors! It's time to celebrate Bastille Day. Here are the best places to see Seattle à la française.

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“We want to be visible... When you put people of color on the stage, their people come out.”

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It’s no coincidence that Seattle and Reykjavik have been sister cities since 1986.