Njathi Kabui is an internationally celebrated organic chef, urban farmer and food activist. Kabui was born in rural Kenya to a coffee farmer mother and restaurant owner father, both of whom took an active role in the Kenyan independence movement. Immigrating to the United States at the age of 20, Kabui earned a masters degrees in both medical and urban anthropology at the University of Memphis and a bachelors degree in political science and philosophy studies at the historically black LeMoyne-Owen College. He is committed to changing the way society views food, justice and sustainability. This talk is part of the Jama series sponsored by the Carolina Seminar in African Ecology and Social Processes. The Jama is open to all area faculty and graduate students in any discipline.