Valaurian Waller is a native Detroiter, and self-taught photographer. A majority of her current work focuses on social issues, specifically food and health. She is also the co-owner and co-founder of an L3C called Fresh Corner Cafe, a mission-based company working to increase access to healthy food options in the city of Detroit.
She has been featured in The Metro Times, The Freepress, Edible Wow, Edible Brooklyn, Tostada Magazine, Eater Detroit, Model D, & Curbed Detroit for her food photography and projects highlighting local chefs of color.
In HIs Shoes
When faced with the tolls of small business ownership, gentrification, and his daughter's health crisis, this Detroit-bred man hustles harder.