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Washington D.C. nonprofit works to develop young people into leaders in the restaurant industry

Brainfood is a community of young chefs who lead cooking and nutrition workshops in Washington, D.C. In this piece, produced by student reporters from SRL’s inaugural Homegrown Fellowship, participants Tatyanna and Ryan discuss how Brainfood taught them about the power of food and the importance of giving back.

Produced by Zee Graham, Jaylah Moore-Ross, Ellida Parker, Nicholas Rhooms, and Lucy Strand from Frederick Douglass High School and John F. Kennedy High School in Maryland and Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, D.C. as part of the Spring 2018 SRL Homegrown Fellowship led by Kristy Choi. Instruction provided by Student Reporting Labs. Station support provided by WETA and the PBS NewsHour.