Amanda Ashley

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.

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Amanda Ashley

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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.

Subject

Ashley, Amanda

Type

Oral History

Creator

Marian Cheek Jackson Center

Publisher

Marian Cheek Jackson Center

Date

2011-04-11

Format

MP3 (unknown bitrate)

Language

English

Identifier

APAT_0104

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

VanDeusen, Meg

Interviewee

Ashley, Amanda

Interview Date

2011-04-11

Location

St. Joseph's Food Ministry, Chapel Hill, NC

Duration

0:08:23

Citation

Marian Cheek Jackson Center, “Amanda Ashley,” Marian Cheek Jackson Center Oral History Trust, accessed July 15, 2020, https://archives.jacksoncenter.info/APAT/APAT_0104.

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