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Liberty’s Kitchen: Training a Generation While Feeding the Next

March 04, 2015 | Media

Students prepare food in a kitchen in this July 18, 2013 handout photo provided by Liberty's Kitchen in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 3, 2015.   REUTERS/Liberty's Kitchen/Handout via Reuters

Reuters published a great article on Liberty’s Kitchen and our mission!

At age 17, Akira Holmes dropped out of high school and had a baby. Last week, the 18-year-old stood in a crisp white chef’s jacket at a cafe in New Orleans, on the cusp of completing a training program she expects will transform her life.

It’s wonderful,” she said. “I’ve been going through so much stuff at home, this is my only escape. It just keeps me up and keeps me going forward.”

We’re proud of our graduates and proud to serve schoolchildren across New Orleans healthy meals!

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