Zuri Thompson: A Passion for Food

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“Food justice simply means everyone’s fed.”

“What brings me out of any funk is making sure the people I love are fed.”


Amy talks with Zuri Thompson, the founder and director of Pearly Peas, a program designed to feed seniors living in food insecure communities nutritious food. Zuri shares how she found her passion for food and feeding seniors, as well as how she currently sees cooking food for family and friends as her most important work.




Episode Credits:

Produced by Kelly Dolan

Music by Matt Troup 

Additional Equipment provided by Justin Campbell

Kelly Dolan