Peace Pie Blog

News, events, and our thoughts.

Help Send Young Filmmakers to Cannes!

Posted by Charlotte Moore


All true peace pie-o-neers know that investing in our youth is an investment in the future. Which is why Peace Through Pie is so unbelievably proud of the Cinema Du Cannes Project and the African American Youth Harvest Foundation. Both groups…
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The Peace Post Q&A with Leni Gillespie

Posted by Charity Chukwu


Here's a bit of pierony: When you ask someone like Leni Gillespie -- Lifetime Nutritional Wellness instructor at Travis High School -- what her favorite pie is, you might expect her to respond with a gourmet variety composed of a long list of nutritional…
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Choices by Diane Kramer

Posted by Charlotte Moore


Recently, I woke with the morning’s light peeking through the glass of the door that opens my bedroom to the outside. A pinkish glow painted the sky. I love awakening to nature’s alarm clock. As my consciousness stirred in those…
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The Peace Post Q&A with Chef Jason Michael Osborne

Posted by Charity Chukwu


Meet culinary instructor extraordinaire, Chef Jason Michael Osborne! Before moving to Austin to teach budding chefs in Travis High School's Fine Arts Program, Chef Osborne was executive chef at a catering company in Birmingham, Alabama called The Happy Catering Company…
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The Peace Post Q&A with Christopher Treviño

Posted by Charity Chukwu


(Students are an important part of the Peace Through Pie movement. They contribute more than just pies to our movement. They also share peace of mind. Their stories embody the reasons for peace and inspire others to join in on…
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Women and Food Culture

Posted by Charity Chukwu


This past month showed high pie season at its best. Several events not only honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. but also his dream of peace and equality. People came together to enjoy different homemade pies and talk about important…
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What is Peace? A Healthy Deconstruction of the Concept by Diane Kramer

Posted by Charlotte Moore


Pie was never big in my family, except for my Aunt Melva. She made several pies each day to feed the hands who worked the crops and cattle on my uncle’s farm in western Oklahoma. At family reunions, my relatives…
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Recipes for Peace at Travis High School

Posted by Charlotte Moore


Travis High School's 2014 Peace Through Pie Social Event began early in the morning, around 7:30 am, with a spirited LIVE shot on one of Austin's television news stations. The fervor brought on by that news coverage set the tone for…
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Travis High School Pie-stravaganza!

Posted by Charlotte Moore


What an amazing way to plate up a perfect Friday! Austin's FOX News station came out to Travis High School to be part of the school's all-day Peace Through Pie Social event! Check out PTP Founder, Luanne Stovall, as she…
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