What is Food Justice?

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What-is-Food-Justice

Podcast Episode 93

We all hear that we should “eat more vegetables.” But what if you don’t actually have access to them? What can be done about this? Join us for a conversation with pioneers, Dr. Robert Jeffrey and Brione Scott from Clean Greens, a market and farm working to bring more produce to black and brown communities.

IN THIS EPISODE WE’LL COVER SOME OF THESE QUESTIONS:

      • What is food justice?
      • Why is it important for African Americans to have access to healthy fresh organic produce?
      • How does food play a role in social justice?
      • What role does spirituality play in our relationship to food?
      • What’s it like to get your hands in the dirt?
      • CSA’s = Community Supported Agrlculture
      • Why are only 2% of farmers African American?
      • How can I get involved with or support places like Clean Greens
      • PLUS a listener question about whether drinking coffee with milk in the morning still means you are practicing intermittent fasting

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Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, dishes out easy-to-digest information and tips about nutrition, lifestyle, and sustainable foods, backed by over 12 years of clinical experience, a passion for sustainability, and a healthy sense of humor.

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ABOUT MARY: Mary Purdy is an Integrative Eco- Dietitian with a Masters in Clinical Nutrition from Bastyr University where she is Adjunct Faculty and a Clinical Supervisor at their teaching clinic. She writes, consults and  speaks at conferences throughout the year,  and was the Keynote speaker at the 2019 Bastyr University Commencement. Past experience includes:

  • 4 years as Coach and Clinical Education Lead at Arivale, Seattle
  • 8 years in private practice
  • 5 years Clinical Supervisor at Bastyr Center for Natural Health

Mary takes an integrative/holistic approach to diet, health & wellness, promotes plant-based and sustainable eating habits and believes that food is medicine!

DISCLAIMER: This podcast is intended for entertainment purposes only. Please consult your doctor before following any information you hear here. The opinions expressed here are those exclusively of Mary Purdy, the Show’s producers, and guests.

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MARY PURDY, RD, INTEGRATIVE & ECO-CONSCIOUS REGISTERED DIETITIAN

First things first: I love chocolate. I love kale. And I consume them both regularly, but generally not at the same time (although, ask me about my chocolate, berry & kale smoothie!) I also love helping people find easy ways make their body, mind, and life better while also making eco-friendly choices that support the health of our planet.

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