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December 1, 2023

Sersie and Gigi sit down with the beautiful and amazing Gigi Jones. Gigi Jones is a food justice activist in Kansas City, MO, who advocates for social and environmental justice as it relates to the African American Community. Her work ranges from vegan cooking demonstrations to lectures on allowing food to be your medicine. She also hosts a monthly vegan support group, organizes an annual Vegan Culture & Food Festival, manages community gardens in an economically depressed neighborhood, and is a founding member of a KC Health Initiative, which is a non- profit that brings affordable vegan food to low-income communities in the Kansas City area. Gigi Jones is the Author of the cookbook “The V-Code”, A Certified Raw Food Chef, Health Educator, Dietician, Nutritionist, and owner of Gigi’s Vegan and Wellness Cafe’. She’s also the founder of the Midwest Soul Vegfest which is an Annual Health Educational and Plant -Based Vegan event that that promotes health and wellness in the African American community.

Gigi’s mission is to help educate her community with a focus on the well-being of children and of the importance of a healthier lifestyle change. Her belief is that eating a clean plant-based lifestyle will not only improve health, but also provide the foundation needed for a longer, more energized lifespan and a much kinder world.

Gigi’s motto is: “Saving Lives One Plant at a Time.”

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