Video Voice in NOLA, Gulf Food Systems, Building Community Through Video

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While attending the 2010 Community Food Security conference, The UpTake spoke with New Orleans Video Voice Collective director Michele Burton-Oatis about engaging communities through video and about how the BP oil spill, and Hurricane Katrina, have impacted community food systems in and around New Orleans.

Jacob Wheeler

In addition to shooting videos for The UpTake, Jacob Wheeler is a contributing editor at the progressive political magazine In These Times, publishes the Glen Arbor Sun in his native Michigan, and authored "Between Light and Shadow," a recent book about the Guatemalan adoption industry. Wheeler's stories have appeared in such magazines as the Utne Reader, Earth Island Journal, Rotarian and Teaching Tolerance magazine, and newspapers including the San Francisco Chronicle and Christian Science Monitor. He speaks fluent Spanish, German and Danish.

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