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Toni Tipton-Martin

Toni Tipton-Martin is an award-winning food and nutrition journalist, educator, and community activist.  She is the author of The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks (University of Texas Press, Fall 2015) and the founder of the SANDE Youth Project, a nonprofit organization that uses cultural heritage, organic gardening, basic cooking skills, and nutrition to improve lives.  Tipton-Martin is a founding member of the Southern Foodways Alliance and Foodways Texas, a contributing editor to Heart and Soul Magazine, and a cookbook author.  She also is part of a grassroots peace movement that is rekindling the pie social as a vehicle for community building.