Oral History

Amanda Ashley - On food during her childhood and learning to cook

Interviewed by Meg VanDeusen on April 11, 2011

Amanda Ashley describes her experiences with food in her childhood as the interviewer introduces the Food Ministry. Amanda shares how her mother’s occupation as a nutrition teacher influenced her food intake. Food in her household was less processed. Amanda describes her learning experiences in cooking as a being based in a “modern perspective.” She also shares the meals she enjoys making with food from Heavenly Groceries, such as French Onion Soup.

Amanda Ashley - On food during her childhood and learning to cook

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Oral history interview of Ashley, Amanda conducted by VanDeusen, Meg on April 11, 2011 at St. Joseph's Food Ministry, Chapel Hill, NC.

Citation: Marian Cheek Jackson Center, “Amanda Ashley - On food during her childhood and learning to cook,” From the Rock Wall, accessed May 21, 2022, https://fromtherockwall.org/oral-histories/amanda-ashley-2.

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