Meet 'Voodoo Haggis' AKA Marie Fitrion
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What is Voodoo haggis?

An amalgamation of both her Haitian & Scottish roots, Voodoo Haggis is a moniker for Toronto-based freelance writer and entrepreneur Marie Fitrion. Meant to invoke thoughts around the most well known and misunderstood parts of her heritage, Fitrion's writing is an exploration of the histories, memories, traditions, myths, urban legends, fables, idioms, media clippings and literary tales, aimed at highlighting the link between food, culture, community and communication.

As part of the BIPOC community, her works include narratives and stories that intersect race, feminist and queer identities.

 

By exploring food as a medium for communication, she aims to unlock the forgotten meaning behind our food lore. Every story has the ability to shape our popular culture and re-define our personal connections.

 

Food sustains the body... stories sustain the soul.

 

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About Marie Fitrion

 

Marie Fitrion is a self-described restless soul always looking for the next project or adventure. She is one half of Urban Acorn Catering, A Toronto-based catering company she manages with her life partner Daniel Holloway. 

 

An academic at heart, Fitrion is a collector of grand ideas and a natural storyteller with a penchant for etymology

 

She holds an honours degree from the University of Guelph In Media Communications along with a diploma, in Fashion Arts and Public Relations.

 

Her personal and professional aspirations are to break down social stigmas through food by uniting individuals through the simple art of thoughtful gathering...