Food Stories: Jasmine Roussell
Here at Sustainable Food Center, we know that food inspires and transforms lives. To honor those experiences, we are collecting food stories from folks around the community. In celebration of learning, healing and inspiring, here is Jasmine’s story:
Jasmine grew up in the Northeast with her Grandmother who loved eating foods like pigs’ feet and cabbage with hot sauce. “As a kid… I knew that food was important for your health.” But she also knew that those foods that she was eating were making her Grandmother sick; she passed away at the age of 58 with diabetes and heart disease. “When my grandmother passed away, I made a vow to change my eating habits.” For Jasmine, that meant...
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