“In peace or war, the ultimate refuge—the sanctuary of all that is humane—lies distilled within the warmth of the kitchen.”
— Paul Salopek, National Geographic

Sanctuary Kitchen program brings refugees and community together through food

Aug. 24, 2017

“Food has a way of bringing people together,” said Sumiya Khan of Sanctuary Kitchen. “By coming together over food, it really brings a different perspective to people who might be considered different.”

The Bridge Between Iraq and Connecticut? Cooking

Aug. 20, 2017 

To counter a narrative of fear about refugees, a community in New Haven breaks bread — quite literally — with their new neighbor Zainab, an Iraqi cook.

Culinary Traditions, Cultures, and Stories Shared by Sanctuary Kitchen through Food from the Heart

Sep. 1, 2017

Khan says, through the work of growing Sanctuary Kitchen, she’s met so many people wanting to break barriers down, and with a real hunger to meet immigrants and refugees. 


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