heritage http://wvxu.org en Learn about a wellness and cooking series called A Taste of African Heritage from Oldways http://wvxu.org/post/learn-about-wellness-and-cooking-series-called-taste-african-heritage-oldways <p><strong><a href="http://oldwayspt.org/">Oldways Preservation Trust</a></strong>’s mission is to guide people to good health through heritage. To that end, they are rolling out a nationwide effort to try and encourage healthier lifestyles and better eating through an inspirational 6-week cultural cooking and wellness series called <a href="http://oldwayspt.org/programs/african-heritage-health"><strong>A Taste of African Heritage</strong></a>. The president of Oldways, <a href="http://oldwayspt.org/bio/sara-baer-sinnott"><strong>Sara Baer-Sinnott</strong></a>, explains this effort to our Barbara Gray about what to expect in a heritage African diet and the resources her organization provides through their website and projects.</p><p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 05:00:05 +0000 Barbara Gray 21833 at http://wvxu.org Learn about a wellness and cooking series called A Taste of African Heritage from Oldways Cincinnati's Irish Heritage http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnatis-irish-heritage <p>Sunday is <strong>St. Patrick’s Day</strong>, but Saturday at noon is the kick-off to the annual <a href="http://www.cincystpatsparade.com/"><strong>St. Patrick’s Day Parade</strong></a> through the streets of Cincinnati. While mostly known for our German heritage, Cincinnati has a long history of Irish influence through the generations. Mark Perzel is joined on the phone by <strong>Kevin Grace</strong>, head of the Archives and Rare Books Library at the University of Cincinnati, who has written <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Cincinnati-Images-America-Arcadia-Publishing/dp/0738594350/ref=sr_1_29?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1362603131&amp;sr=8-29&amp;keywords=Kevin+Grace"><strong>Irish Cincinnati</strong></a>, a book detailing the impact and influence of the Irish during Cincinnati’s history.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 05:30:15 +0000 Mark Perzel 10240 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati's Irish Heritage