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A warm welcome spiked with hot chili peppers was on the menu last week as two master chefs visited the International Rescue Committee’s New Roots farm at Drew Gardens in the Bronx.
Chef David Burke on set at The Weather Channel this morning, where he spoke about the IRC's New Roots program and shared his own recipe, using fresh produce from an IRC garden.
Chef Marco Canora (left) helps Burmese refugee Ah Lun gather eggplants grown at the IRC's New Roots farm at Drew Gardens in the Bronx.
Michelle Obama visits the IRC-supported New Roots Community Farm in San Diego in 2010.
Phoenix Public Market will, in addition to its normal lineup, host refugee farmers, businesses, and artists from 4 to 8 p.m. today at its open-air market.
Angele Nogue grew up on her grandmother’s farm in Cameroon, and growing vegetables has always been part of her life. In 2008, though, she had to flee her country, and was granted asylum in the United States.
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