Farmers Markets

Dispatches from the DI

So one of the jobs I’m working during the summer is “Summer Marketing Intern” for Slim On Soup.  This means I’m working at either the Western Wake Farmers Market or the South Durham Farmers Market, sampling and selling a bunch of delicious soups (all vegan, gluten-free, and no added salt!)  Slim on Soup was created by and is owned by Cara Demu, RD, so it’s been a great way for me to get insight on nutrition entrepreneurship and food system management.  Plus, whenever I’m working with Cara, I can ask for advice on the upcoming internship or ask for stories about her time in clinical nutrition.  And I’m not the only one doing that – most of us who are working with Cara for the summer are nutrition students. It’s all around a wonderful  experience for a dietetics/nutrition student.

The last few weeks, I’ve been at…

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