This months podcast takes us to North Park to interview Anchi Mei who is Executive Director of MAKE Projects (Merging Agriculture Kitchens & Employment). We recorded our interview outside on their small farm. MAKE Projects is a job training social enterprise that prepares refugees and immigrants to
Publish Date: Sep 09, 2021
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This months podcast takes us to North Park to interview Anchi Mei who is Executive Director of MAKE Projects (Merging Agriculture Kitchens & Employment). We recorded our interview outside on their small farm. MAKE Projects is a job training social enterprise that prepares refugees and immigrants to achieve their dreams. Anchi tells us about programs that are offered by the team. Chop Kitchen, helps prepare students for employment in the food industry and beyond. Youth Farmworks helps young people explore digital media, publishing their magazine & farming their small lot. Saturday Café Locally-sourced, globally-inspired food and beverages every Saturday 10am - 2pm FOOD AND FARM FEST! September 18th: 1 AM til 3 PM 3745 30th Street, San Diego CA 92104 Please support the FALL FUNDRAISER while enjoying locally-sourced, globally-inspired: Tasting Stations Beer and Wine Live Music Garden Crafts Silent Auction Every dollar raised will be matched by the Parker Foundation up to $30,000! Make reservations at: 858-633-6852 or www.sdmake.org/fest Website: www.sdmake.org/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/sdmakeprojects/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/sdmakeprojects We are proud to support and recommend Kitchens for Good. Kitchens for Good's mission is to break the cycles of food waste, poverty, and hunger, through innovative programs in workforce training, healthy food production, and social enterprise. The program is a tuition-free, certified culinary apprenticeship program that trains individuals with barriers to employment to launch their career in the culinary and hospitality industry. The program specifically serves individuals who are experiencing significantly high unemployment rates: formerly incarcerated adults, foster youth transitioning out of the system, survivors of domestic violence, individuals with mental health disorders, and individuals with histories of substance abuse. Donate, volunteer, or find more about their event and catering services at https://www.kitchensforgood.org We hope that you enjoy this podcast. Please like & follow us if you do. Produced at Studio C Creative Sound Recorders in San Diego CA http://www.studio-c.com