Thursday, October 11, 2018

Farmers' Market Series: Zainab Jarrett on Cooking, the Kindness of Newfoundlanders, and her Latest Project

Zainab Jarrett (center) with three employees of the Multi Ethnic Food Kitchen at the St. John's Farmer's Market.


Zainab Jarrett is the owner and operator of the Multi Ethnic Food Kitchen. She sells multi ethnic food at the St. John's Farmers Market, including African food, Caribbean food, Indian food, Middle Eastern food and Asian food. She is also Coordinator of the new St. John's International Bazaar held monthly at the Farmers Market location, which supports new vendors and teaches entrepreneurial skills to recent immigrants. In this episode, Zainab also talks about her work with the We Care Foundation Newfoundland and Labrador and their most recent project; filling a school bus with books, school supplies, toys, and clothes for people displaced by Boko Harem.

This episode is part of a series showcasing the people and stories of the St. John’s Farmer’s Market, from farmers, to craft and food vendors, and more.

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