Jaime Traverse is excited to be a NAPL Nourish educator. With a Nutritional Sciences degree from the University of Connecticut Jaime has worked in a variety of settings including Billings Forge in Hartford where she assisted teaching the youth food justice program. Jaime also worked on a student run vegetable farm, she learned the basics of growing and helped lead others in growing and harvesting food. Recently, she worked with the greater Hartford community as the Healthy Eating Specialist at Whole Foods Market holding kids cooking classes and helping out locals with their new diet changes. As part of a big family Jaime moved around as a child and was exposed to many different food cultures which exposed her to many different flavors. Jaime is excited to encourage children to open their minds to new tastes and flavored as they learn more about how to cook and the awesome nourishment of food.