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Why We Eat the Food We Eat: Ceremonial Food

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Why We Eat the Food We Eat: Ceremonial Food

Different areas around the world have many things in common and in turn, have some things that are totally different. One thing that seems to be pretty similar no matter where you go is that food will bring people together. Regardless of the size of the group or the type of food, people will come […]

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Summer 2016

| June 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Summer 2016

Summer Programming of 2016 This summer, Zomppa has gained new and returning ZommpaKids, plus a few Zomppa interns! Over the course of the next couple of months, we will be “traveling” to different parts of the world with the Zomppakids all over the Wake County area.   Meet our summer interns: Estelle Rohr A senior […]

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Reflections of a Budding Food Educator

| May 29, 2013 | 3 Comments
Reflections of a Budding Food Educator

  We are so delighted to hear from our Summer Fellow, Amira! A junior majoring in Nutrition Sciences at North Carolina State University, she is already busy with more kids this week at the Zomppa Summer Break Workshop on Global Citizenship & Food Justice. Check her reflections from her work during the Spring Break Workshop! […]

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Zomppa Spring Break Workshop 2013 – Culture

| May 28, 2013 | 7 Comments
Zomppa Spring Break Workshop 2013 – Culture

In April 2013, 12 Zomppakids joined Education Director Leanne for a full week of workshops. Check out their exploration of culture from around the world and in their backyards in North Carolina, learning about global citizenship, art, language, and music.

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Zomppa Spring Break Workshop 2013 – Planet

| May 21, 2013 | 4 Comments
Zomppa Spring Break Workshop 2013 – Planet

In April 2013, 12 Zomppakids joined Education Director Leanne for a full week of workshops. Check out their exploration of the natural world from around the world and in their backyards in North Carolina, learning about environmental sustainability, food production, and natural science.

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Zomppa Spring Break Workshop 2013 – Food

| May 14, 2013 | 4 Comments
Zomppa Spring Break Workshop 2013 – Food

In April 2013, 12 Zomppakids joined Education Director Leanne for a full week of workshops. Check out their exploration of culture from around the world and in their backyards in North Carolina, learning about global citizenship, art, language, and music.

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Zomppa Spring Break Workshop – April 2013

| April 10, 2013 | 9 Comments
Zomppa Spring Break Workshop – April 2013

    Last week, 12 ZomppaKids joined our Education Director Leanne for our inaugural Spring Break Workshop – and what a week it was! Our intrepid explorers “visited” 18 countries, cooked 18 different dishes, visited 3 urban gardens, planted many seeds, and met 1 cute puppy. The ZomppaKids made dishes from buticha (Ethiopia) to lumpia […]

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Meeting of the Foods: Bull City Food Exchange part deux

| February 25, 2013 | 8 Comments
Meeting of the Foods: Bull City Food Exchange part deux

Thank to all the wonderful community members and amazing food advocates who joined us on a chilly, rainy Durham evening last Friday for the Bull City Food Exchange part deux. Thanks to our own fearless Education Director, Leanne, the BCFE2 was hosted at the Center for Documentary Studies. The evening seemed to be one of […]

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Nina, 10: ZomppaKids Files

| February 18, 2013 | 4 Comments
Nina, 10: ZomppaKids Files

When asked about what she thought about food and culture, here is what little ten-year-old Nina had to say. Written by Nina, 10, USA “Last summer, in 2012, I went to Italy. Italy is very different from America. One thing that makes it different is that with lunch and dinner you always eat pasta. Another […]

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Bull City Food Exchange part deux: February 22!

| February 4, 2013 | 7 Comments
Bull City Food Exchange part deux: February 22!

Our first Bull City Food Exchange was so much fun, it’s time for Part Deux! Join us on Friday, February 22 for an evening of Food & the Media, featuring original songs performed by Rap for Food‘s Lucas DiGia and the screening of Sol Food Mobile Farm‘s documentary on PBS’ Grow a Greener World! Bring your kids […]

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