E81: Food Deserts with Samantha Salmon

July 18, 2020 The Livegan Podcast
E81: Food Deserts with Samantha Salmon
Show Notes

Samantha Salmon is an Integrative Nutrition Coach that specializes in helping women lose weight, balance blood sugar and release stress and anxiety for total optimal health. She is the founder of and the Raw Food Health Empowerment Podcast. She is also the author of the book, You Can afford to Be Healthy. After getting a degree in economics from New York University and opening a raw vegan organic juice bar in Chicago, she went on to receive her health coach certification from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, where she learned about more than one hundred dietary theories and studied a variety of practical lifestyle coaching methods. 

She is currently the co-chair of the Good Food Economy Working Group for LA Food Policy Council, one of the largest food policy councils in the country, and on the board of directors for a nonprofit called Feed Our Soul that provides gardening workshops and culinary classes to students and produce giveaways to families in underserved communities.

Samantha's recommended resources:

Racial Disparities in America during the Coronavirus

Mehrsa Baradaran
The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
Book by Richard Rothstein

1619 podcast by Nikole Hannah Jones, reporter for New York Times

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

13th on Netflix

Supersizing Urban America: How Inner Cities Got Fast Food with Government Help by Chin Jou

Samantha's site:
LA Food Policy Council

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