Nicole A. Taylor

Georgia native Nicole A. Taylor has been an artisan candy maker, an activist, and a social media maven, and currently hosts Hot Grease, a progressive food culture radio program and is the principal of NAT Media. A member of Food Systems Network NYC and Black Urban Growers (BUGs). Nicole worked for the Brooklyn Food Coalition, served on the fundraising committee for the Vendy Awards NYC, instructed young adults at Kingsborough Community College's Project Rise (a GED & internship program that weaves in urban farming & food culture) and facilitated media landscape workshops for the The LAMP NYC.

Nicole is a frequent panelist at NYC events and has been quoted on CNN.com. She has contributed to Cherry Bombe, Amtrak, Southern Foodways Alliance, Travel Noire and her recipes are featured on Colorlines,Design*Sponge and in the America I Am: Pass it Down Cookbook and The Way We Ate: 100 Chefs Celebrate a Century at the American Table cookbook.

She is a graduate of Clark Atlanta University and her most recent project is If We So Choose a short documentary about a little known protest demonstration at an Athens, GA restaurant.