Ederique Goudia, Head Chef for Make Food Not Waste talks with Jewell Dziendziel on how Detroit chefs are helping the community during the pandemic. Ederique was named one of the Detroit Free Press & Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Food Fighters on the Frontline.
The Vegetarian Detroit Podcast
How are Detroiters getting fresh fruits and vegetables during the pandemic?
SEASON 2 IS OUT!!!
Season 2 of the Vegetarian Detroit podcast discusses the effects of the pandemic on Detroit’s food system. Join the host, Jewell Dziendziel, as she covers topics such as grocery stores, restaurants, and urban farms.
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Tepfirah Rushdan, Co-Director of Keep Growing Detroit talks to Jewell Dziendziel about how the pandemic has affected the way Detroiters are growing vegetables. Keep Growing Detroit was founded in 2013 and promotes urban farming particularly for those communities that do not have access to fresh, healthy food.
Darraugh Collins, the Site Director and Founder of Food Rescue US’s Detroit Chapter talks to Jewell Dziendziel about how Detroit is handling food waste during the pandemic. Darraugh discusses how food that is rescued is first provided to people in need, secondly to farmers to feed their animals, and lastly, if it’s not good enough to eat, it’s composted.
Raphael Wright, Owner of Neighborhood Grocery, talks with Jewell about the lack of fresh, healthy food in Detroit grocery stores and the pandemic’s effect.
Patrice Brown, Senior Food Access Manager for Eastern Market talks with Jewell Dziendziel about how the pandemic has affected the way Detroiters are accessing fresh, healthy food. Eastern Market is the nation’s largest, year round, open air, historic market and is a central hub for many Detroiters for groceries and local products.
Mark Kurlyandchik, the former restaurant critic for the Detroit Free Press chats with Jewell Dziendziel about the impact the pandemic has on Detroit restaurants. Prior to his departure, Mark released a piece, Food Fighters on the Frontline, highlighting chefs and restaurateurs who made a difference in their communities during the pandemic.