Rudy Garrett: The Role of Food in Activism πŸ…΄

Amy talks with Rudy Garrett, Co-Deputy Director of Chicago Votes, on connecting her passion for food with her profession in politics. Rudy also shares her perspective on engaging at tables with people you disagree, and the simple mind shift we can make when engaging volunteers to ensure they have what they need to do their work.

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Abby Davis: There is Power in Eating πŸ…΄

Amy talks with film and television producer Abby Davis about how she’s becoming comfortable in her Korean identity, what the entertainment industry in Los Angeles highlighted for her about body image, as well as how she currently centers business meetings around meals and cares for herself through prepping meals on Sundays.

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Season 2 Finale

Amy reflects on Season 2 of Feeding People, announces the launch of the show’s brand new Patreon page and discusses ways to help create Season 3 together. 

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Sarah Deardorff Miller: Refugees and Food as Welcome

Amy talks with longtime friend Sarah Deardorff Miller, Senior Fellow at Refugees International, about the current refugee and family separation situation in the U.S., the role of food in the refugee resettlement process and the ways which Sarah has experienced beautiful hospitality as she has eaten food all around the world.

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Emma Brewster and Joe Lindsay: Take a Risk

Amy talks with Emma Brewster and Joe Lindsay, owners of David’s Delicatessen & Coffee, about the importance of sourcing local food in their restaurant, their famous Corned Beef Off that brings the community together, and their desire to create a welcoming, one-of-kind experience for all who walk through their doors.

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Zuri Thompson: A Passion for Food

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. 

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Amy Dolan: On Food and Faith

After participating in the Food and Faith event alongside 100 interfaith leaders, politicians, climate change experts and farmers, host Amy Dolan shares her inspiring and life-changing experience and how she plans to connect her learnings on land, labor and food into her life and work.

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Maui Jones: In All Things, Love πŸ…΄

Amy talks with Maui Jones, Founder and Artistic Director of Echo Theater Collective, about their shared love of ketchup on hot dogs, how food shapes connection and healing, and their dissatisfaction with the institutional church and its upholding of white supremacist ideals.

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Erica Bauer: Equity at the Table

School administrator Dr. Erica Bauer joins Amy for a meaningful conversation around the power dynamics that exist at every table, and how her experiences growing up shaped the way she approaches food and justice work today.

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Thank You: Season 1 Finale

Amy reflects on the first season of Feeding People, plays messages recorded by listeners, shares some thoughts about season two, and gives all the details for the $50 restaurant gift card giveaway!

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