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Behind the Conference: Chef Zu

 

Chef Zu is the creator of Kings Apron and a plant based chef and a certified holistic nutritionist. He has facilitated instructional healthy food programming for a number of organizations including the Families of Atlanta Falcons, Truly Living Well, Morehouse School of Medicine, the City of Atlanta, and Georgia Organics.

Chef Zu will be participating in the Family, Food, and Farming: Promoting Healthy Diet and Behaviors in Children, Saturday session. He will also be contributing to the conference food spread!

What role do you play in the local, organic food movement?

I help people understand the importance of eating more fruits and vegetables in order to obtain optimal health. I also teach people about the nutritional, physical, mental and environmental benefits of doing so.

Why are you excited to present your topic?

Because most people have never been exposed to the information and data pertaining to preventing poor health conditions through a healthy nutrient dense diet. Statistics show that 3 out of 4 Georgia residents are not consuming their minimum suggested amount of fruits and vegetables

What are some key takeaways attendees will get from your session?

Practical ways to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into our daily diets as well as information on the benefits of consuming more organic fruits and vegetables.

What are you looking forward too at the Georgia Organics conference?

Networking with good people and sharing our message with the Georgia’s farm & food community.


Register for Conference

The 2019 Georgia Organics Conference & Expo takes place Feb. 8-9, 2019 in Tifton, Ga. Learn more about our conference content here and purchase tickets here. Email porter@georgiaorganics.org to receive your member discount code to register and email sarah@georgiaorganics.org to learn about group rates.

Apply for Scholarships

This year, Georgia Organics partnered with Chef Ford Fry to provide full scholarships to Georgia Organics members. Learn more about the scholarships and apply here. Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis until funds are depleted.

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