Food Ch. 2: Coffee & Cultural Reclamation (with Iona Fresnoza)
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In this episode, chapter two in our non-chronological food series, Trixie, Maria and Céline chat with special guest Iona Fresnoza of Kapé Coffee. Iona shares how coffee relates to cultural reclamation, land stewardship, and decolonization, and about her journey founding Kapé, a social enterprise and small-batch coffee roaster working directly with Indigenous women farmers in the Philippines.

Episode Notes & Annotations:

Find at online or locally in Vancouver at Kulinarya, La Glace Ice Cream, Legends Haul, Oh Sweet Day, and Cafe Kuya.

When talking about Phillipinx cultural reclamation and identity, Iona and hosts mention Cambio & Co, Living Hyphen, Tita Collective, and Kimmortal.

Iona also mentions the book Brown Skin, White Minds: Filipino -/ American Postcolonial Psychology, the title and concept derived from Franz Fanon’s Black Skin White Masks (mentioned by Céline).

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