2018 Create Change Fellow
Hamden, CT | Community organizing, Multidisciplinary
Nadine Nelson is a culinary artist, cooking instructor, social activist, and the social entrepreneur behind Global Local Gourmet, a roving community-supported kitchen. Using social sculpture and art as social practice, she creates experiential epicurean occasions to edify and empower around food from seed to waste.
What place in your neighborhood is personally meaningful to you and why?
The Duck Pond is a place in my neighborhood that is special to me. It is a huge park with two benches and has a beautiful pond on which to meditate. It is a place my daughter and I goes to to be immersed in nature to contemplate life and feel peaceful.
What is your favorite book, film or song about NYC?
Do the Right Thing is my favorite film about NYC.