I was thrilled to read Community Cookbooks Help Tell the Story of Canada’s Past in a recent edition of the Globe and Mail.
The brief article lays out the role crowdsourced recipe books have in painting a picture of a culture, bringing communities together, and even rallying contributors and readers around a cause.
Community cookbooks help tell the story of Canada’s past https://t.co/eR6YoE9kdQ
— The Globe and Mail (@globeandmail) March 13, 2017
As the article mentions at the end, community cookbooks are still alive…
Community cookbooks are worth flipping through if you come across a boxful at a garage or used book sale… You may find a current self-published book from a group connected to your own community.
Employee recipe books are a form of community cookbook. They help employees build community at the workplace and — in the context of the type of cookbooks Gig Goodies will produce, they help workplace health seekers rally around a more hospitable work environment.
For an example of how I used an employee cookbook for just this purpose, check out the new blog post Health Enhancement Systems was kind enough to allow me to guest-author: How to Counter the Workplace Cake Culture. It’s the follow-up to a post I recently published right here on Gig Goodies.
— Dean Witherspoon (@DeanWitherspoon) March 16, 2017