Staff Reflection

See You Next Time, Ms. Judy

March 17, 2018

Today, Liberty’s Kitchen said, “See you next time,” to Judy Bussey, longtime Liberty’s Kitchen friend and volunteer. Judy, known around here as “Ms. Judy,” is from Calgary, and she first heard about Liberty’s Kitchen in 2008. She was working for the fire department and missed a chance to go to New Orleans to volunteer with […]


Nutrition Education at SNP

November 6, 2017

Hi everyone! I’m Selma Nunez, the Nutrition and Sustainability Coordinator at the School Nutrition Program. I’m excited to announce that our School Nutrition Program is piloting new nutrition initiatives this year that will allow us to further health and wellness for the schoolchildren we serve. We believe that underserved individuals, especially those from low-income backgrounds, […]


Our Chef Tasheena is the Nation’s Catalyst for Change

March 31, 2017

Our very own Culinary Training Manager, Chef Tasheena, has been named the Catalyst Kitchens 2016 Catalyst for Change! This award recognizes an individual from the CK network whose outstanding service and dedication to empowering lives through job training has made significant impact on individuals, their community, and the field of food service social enterprise. Chef […]


Chef Robert’s Gumbo Recipe

October 25, 2016

Every day, our School Nutrition Program staff is hard at work preparing thousands of healthy and tasty meals for local schoolchildren! We sat down with Head Chef Robert Soper (who’s cooked for celebrities like Johnny Cash and Harrison Ford!) to hear about the highlights and snag his delicious gumbo recipe. Tell us about yourself! My name […]


Next Level at Liberty’s: Youth Leadership!

August 30, 2016

We are thrilled to be rolling out an additional eight months of “next level” support and programming for YDP graduates! We sat down with stellar Youth Leadership Program Coordinator Devon Turner to learn about what’s ahead. Tell us about YLP. The Youth Leadership Program is an 8-month extension to the training program. It’s all about building upon […]


Intern Life at Liberty’s

August 4, 2016

Life at Liberty’s Kitchen is never boring, and stellar staff make it all the more fun. We sat down with our summer intern, Brendan, to discuss his experience at LK before he heads home! Tell us a little about yourself. I was born in Washington, DC but I go to Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. […]