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Covid Cooking: "Alone-Together"

Community and connection through food. Let's bring a little joy into our homes through delicious food, to nourish and uplift one another.

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Inspired by Massimo Bottura's "Kitchen Quarantine" live series on Instagram TV, how might we encourage connecting through building culinary confidence? People who have a particular, or peculiar(!) skill in the kitchen or signature dish, can share it with others. Live is best! It allows for safe interaction, q&a and feels communal.

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

I filmed a little cooking video to share with friends.

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

My friends and I have been having virtual yoga sessions and happy hours and I've shared it with them that way.

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • Local Government
  • National Government
  • News: Digital
  • News: Radio
  • Social Media
  • WHO (World Health Organization)
  • NGO or Non-profit Organization
  • Word of Mouth
  • SMS Alerts
  • Employer

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

Where are the tests?

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

Homeless. People who only watch TV.

What is your current profession?

Food systems design.

In what city are you located?

San Francisco

In what country are you located?

USA

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Thank you Meija Jacobs for joining the challenge. It is exciting that Mudita Kundra used the commute time to cook and wanted to share the video with friends. I'm curious how the sharing has been so far. Has there been deeper connections that you have shared?

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