Young Kim is the Executive Director of the Fondy Food Center. A second-generation Korean-American, he grew up in Alabama, Louisiana, and North Carolina and attended Oberlin College. He likes to collect vintage fountain pens, read poetry, and come up with new material for a stand-up comedy routine that will probably never see the light of day.
Urban Foodie: The Junk Food Debate
The bill forcing food stamp recipients to buy healthy food doesn’t address that it’s often unavailable in inner city neighborhoods.
Urban Foodie: Tips for Twenty-Somethings
How to get hired and be a success in the healthy food and nutrition industry — or in any field of endeavor.
Urban Foodie: Why Hmong-Grown Produce is Different?
Custardy cucumbers. Fat and happy collard greens. Hmong farmers grow things in different ways.
Urban Foodie: Eating With The Season
Sick of tomatoes? Try root vegetables — and the joys of eating seasonally.
Urban Foodie: The Truth About Fat
It’s not just an inner city problem. More middle class whites are overweight than poor blacks.
Urban Foodie: Monster Mash
Genetically modified plants are changing the food we eat.
Urban Foodie: Myths About Organic Food
“Organic” produce isn’t what you think. Better to choose Near-Ganic food.
Urban Foodie: Mount Stupid
How an “expert” learned some lessons about black culture and good food.
Urban Foodie: Food Desert or Not?
Researchers claim urban food deserts don’t exist, but it’s a lot more complicated than that.
Urban Foodie: Tomato Love
Whether for comfort or revenge, some dishes have deep cultural roots.