Rachel Adams of Rachel’s Creperie and Cafe in Lancaster Pa, Love You A Brunch Ep 15

Jodi Stapler speaks to Rachel Adams of Rachel’s Creperie and Cafe in Lancaster, PA.

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Rachel’s is a full service Crepe café with two locations in Lancaster, PA! They offer a large selection of breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert crepes, kids crepes, salads and more, all made fresh to order.  Rachel’s Cafe & Creperie brings a little taste of Paris to Lancaster, PA; so whether you’re dining out with the family or just want to treat yourself to one of their famous Nutella Hot Chocolates.



Lisa Ludwinski of Sister Pie in Detroit Michigan, Love you A Brunch Episode 14

Jodi stapler speaks with Lisa Ludwinski of Sister Pie, a bakery in Detroit Michigan as well as cookbook author of the new cookbook, Sister Pie.


Sister Pie is a bright corner bakery in Detroit’s West Village on the east side of town. Each day, we serve pies, cookies, breakfast, and lunch. The menu at Sister Pie is nontraditional in flavor combinations, rustic in execution, and constantly changing to honor the local agriculture of Michigan. They strive to test the limits of our creativity while challenging and pleasing the palates of Sister Pie enthusiasts. They make their pie dough by hand daily and most often communally.





Karen Washington Episode 13 Farmer of Rise and Root Farm and Black Urban Growers

karen5Jodi Stapler interviews Political and Community activist,Karen Washington.

Since 1985 Karen Washington has been a community activist, striving to make the New York City a better place to live. As a community gardener and board member of the New York Botanical Gardens, she worked with Bronx neighborhoods to turn empty lots into community gardens. As an advocate, and former president of the New York City Community Garden Coalition, she stood up and spoke out for garden protection and preservation. As a member of the La Familia Verde Garden Coalition, she helped launched a City Farms Market, bringing fresh vegetables to the community.

Karen is a Just Food board member and Just Food Trainer, leading workshops on growing food and food justice across the country. In 2010, she co-founded Black Urban Growers (BUGS), an organization supporting growers in both urban and rural settings. In 2012, Ebony magazine voted her one of their 100 most influential African Americans in the country, and in 2014 she was the recipient of the James Beard Leadership Award. Since retiring from Physical Therapy in 2014, Karen is Co-owner/Farmer at Rise & Root Farm.  ~ https://www.biodynamics.com/2016-biodynamic-conference/presenter/karen-washington

Listen now: http://traffic.libsyn.com/loveyouabrunch/KarenWashintonEp13.mp3

Episode 12 Nik Sharma Blogger A Brown Table and author of Cookbook Season

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Jodi Stapler interviews Culinary chef and food blogger, Nik Sharma, who documents his love of food on his A Brown Table blog. He combines his Indian and American cultures to make culinary creations. He’s also the author behind Season Cookbook and has been a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle.  http://www.abrowntable.com/

Listen now: http://loveyouabrunch.libsyn.com/episode-12-nik-sharma-blogger-a-brown-table-and-author-of-cookbook-season