Blues Food: Second Harvest teams up with the Carolina Blues Festival

Updated: Aug 26, 2019

“The kitchen is life,” says Atiba Berkley, reflecting on his family and his upbringing. “My family is from NYC by way of the Caribbean and cooking old recipes is a rite of passage. Food is more than just nutrition, it connects us to where we are from and who we are.”

“Okra, rice, cornbread, greens & stews all have this consistent thread of the influence from the African Diaspora just like Blues music does,” he continues. “We often create our most vivid memories around food and music.”