Archive for October, 2011

(Storytellers) A Step-by-step Guide to Making Churros!

Posted on: October 24th, 2011 by nptnextdoorneighbors No Comments

Leslie and Adriana Acosta teach us how to make a sugary, fried, Latin American favorite: Churros. Bring on more food videos, storytellers…we have to bulk up for the winter!

Prepare to be salivating by the end of this…

(Storytellers) Fruits of Our Labor: A Look Inside a Kurdish Home Garden in Nashville

Posted on: October 12th, 2011 by nptnextdoorneighbors No Comments

This past spring, storyteller Kasar Abdulla shot this story about the common practice of growing home gardens in the Kurdish culture. “You will find that almost every Kurdish family in Nashville, Tennessee has a vegetable and fruit garden; not only because it’s symbolic and reminds them of Kurdistan, but they enjoy the delicious fruits and vegetables produced by their own hands,” she says.

(Storytellers) Wilmer`s Shop: Latino Immigrants Find Their Niche

Posted on: October 4th, 2011 by nptnextdoorneighbors No Comments

Meet Wilmer, an immigrant from Honduras who came to Nashville and started his own auto body shop. Since establishing his body shop, he has paid it forward and helped other Latino immigrants earn a living working as mechanics.