Audio Interference 87: Transforming Food Systems

In this episode, we hear from Ora Wise, co-founder of FIG, a New York City-based collective working to transform the food system from within. 

Over the last decade, food has been a professional, political, and creative outlet for Ora. Here, Ora reflects on her experiences connecting with Palestinian farmers in the West Bank, and, with other members of FIG, mobilizing responses to Hurricane Maria, hosting Indigenous chef takeovers of NYC restaurants, and developing a food security program.

Our thanks to Ora Wise for her time. To learn more about FIG, visit and @fig_nyc_ on Instagram.

Interview and story editing in this episode came from Rob Smith.
Narration was written and voiced by Ziyne Abdo.
Production, mixing, and an original score were provided by Amir Brann. 
Episode artwork by Josh MacPhee.

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Members of FIG pose for a photo. The Audio Interference logo and episode title are overlayed.