Yardy is a Food Media + Event Company in New York. Their work focuses on the series of justices + injustices connected through queer + migrant culture. Yardy was founded on the premise that education and cultural support for food production are vital anchors for community building, justice work + healing in marginalized communities.
DeVonn Francis is a queer, first-generation jamaican-american artist with a background in design and performance studies. He founded Yardy in fall 2017 as a way to investigate his own role in Caribbean culture and to encourage others to seek joy and celebration in their own identities. Since then, Yardy has gone on to create brand campaigns, develop activations, and redefine and reaffirm the importance of food and culture.