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Laura Rodriguez

Laura Rodriguez is the the executive chef of The Heimerdinger Foundation, a nonprofit that delivers free organic plant-based healing meals to cancer patients. Touched personally by family members affected by cancer, she teaches the community all about the healing properties of food and the importance of eating a plant-based diet in her cooking classes at Whole Foods, Gilda's Club, and the Nashville Farmers' Market. She has over twelve years of experience cooking and teaching. She learned to cook in Italy and studied the healing properties of food in Asia. After years of working in cooking schools and restaurants, she started her own organic farm to fork catering company and organic micro farm in Portland, TN.

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