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 has a passion for delivering equitable nutrition education to food insecure populations throughout Connecticut. He aims to work 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.

peter@gathernewhaven.org (203) 516-7270

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