"I've always seen the connection between good food, intellectual ideas, and people meeting." (21:37)

Welcome to the first episode of Season 3! This wee...

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October 11, 2018

"When food is on the table, it makes it so easy to talk about the sensitive issues. It makes it easy to bring sides of the conflict together around th...

Alastair Carr with Gulya Nabieva and Recipes for Peace

June 22, 2018

“There isn’t a shortage of countries where we can talk about actions that are being taken to build peace." (24:01)

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Niki Psarias and Alastair Carr with International Alert's Conflict Cafe

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Sumiya Khan and Amelia Masterson from City Seed and Sanctuary Kitchen

March 2, 2018

"Food is one of the first languages of love from a mother and a child, and it goes beyond that." (29:30)


AMELIA MASTERSON, executive director of City Seed and SUMIYA KHAN kitchen manager of Sanctuary Kitchen explain how their programs are making an impact in the New Haven, Connecticut community. City Seed started their food system develop by overseeing the local farmers markets and expanded in 2016 with their kitchen site, where Sanctuary Kitchen is run. In the Sanctuary Kitchen program, local refugees and immigrants have access to resources to host food courses, supper clubs, and develop culinary businesses. Amelia (18:40) and Sumiya (23:40) also share their professional paths to City Seed.  


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To sign up for a class, check out the Sanctuary Kitchen events page or grow a career by providing seed funding for an entrepreneur.  


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