Peter Zapata

Farm-Based Wellness Program Manager

Peter Zapata is a Colombian-American Connecticut resident. Peter received his B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Connecticut and a M.P.H. with a focus on health promotion from Southern Connecticut State University. He has traveled abroad to 10 different countries, from Peru to Malaysia, for work and leisure. He has also worked as a farm apprentice on a small organic farm at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains as part of a WWOOF experience.

Peter’s past work has focused on delivering equitable nutrition education to food insecure populations throughout Connecticut. He has a passion for working with under served communities to empower them to make healthier lifestyle choices. He is enthusiastic about his work with the Farm-Based Wellness Program because the nature of the work crosses the intersection of nutrition, wellness and public health. (203) 516-7270


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