Consider the people who feed us

Have you ever thought about the people behind our food?  The tireless souls who work to put meals on our tables, often facing hardships and dangers unknown to many of us. Field workers endure extreme conditions, such as sweltering heat, with farm workers being significantly more susceptible to heat-related illnesses. Access to basic necessities like […]

Why We Support Unions and You Should Too

This month, our focus is on highlighting the importance of unions and showing up to offer our support. Picture unions as allies for workers, like having a dedicated team by your side through the ups and downs of the job. They’re the partners who are dependable and stand up against unfair treatment, who are always […]

Patty Wars

Have you ever heard about the Patty wars in Canada? Patty vs. Patty tells the story of how in 1985 Toronto government officials attempted a “patty wars,” when Jamaican-Canadian bakers went head-to-head with the federal government over the name of their beloved beef patty. At the time, the Meat Inspection Act determined a beef patty […]

Afro Mundo Festival

AfroMundo is a nonprofit hosting an annual festival in New Mexico celebrating food, music, and culture. Their mission is to connect diasporic communities, foster alliances, and provide a visible platform for sharing our stories, with a common goal of advancing equity, healing, joy, and hope. this year’s festival, themed “Maroons, Rebels, Dreamers & Visionaries” featuring […]

Manifesting liberation

When feeling like all the ways of resistance isn’t enough and you are starting to feel helpless and hopeless….. Why not try to manifest liberation? Some people believe if you focus on something every day for at least 30 seconds, you can manifest it. We’ve added this form of resistance to our practice and wanted […]

Rest is Resistance

Part of last year’s teaching in the SLOW DOWN, this beautiful book became a part of our unlearning and learning. Have you read it? Do you follow thenapministry on IG? OOOOOH, you should! Get it!


When creating the package of love that is our Membership, we realized that the recipes that spoke to us weren’t quick ones. They weren’t fast food recipes, they were a possible labor of love. Truly, as Chef Suzanne Barr uses cooking as her love language. These recipes are meant to give you that SLOW DOWN […]

Coming Soon

Coming Soon!!! From Pantry to Plate: 10 Pantry Must Haves Vol 1 Chef Suzanne Barr will share 10 out of many, of her pantry items that she can not live without. Check back here in a few days for this MUST HAVE list.

Sofrito Recipe

Do you know about Sofrito? OOOOOh, it is a go to item for Chef Suzanne Barr. It’s rare if you catch her refrigerator without a beautiful jar of this. check out the recipe that was apart of our From Pantry to Plate: Seasonal Recipe Collection Vol 1. Reach out to us if you missed the […]