By Amy Dolan
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The best conversations happen around the table, specifically a table full of food. Each week, join host Amy Dolan and her dinner guests—chefs, pastors, bakers and soup kitchen volunteers—for conversations about the magic of the table. If you’ve always wanted to host meals but haven’t known how, or you host one every night and you’re looking for ways to bring greater meaning to what you do, Feeding People is for you.
||CleanThank You: Season 1 Finale||Amy reflects on the first season of Feeding People, plays messages recorded by listeners, shares some thoughts about season two, and gives all the details for the $50 restaurant gift card giveaway!||2/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJenn Gaudreau: Cherishing Food and the Present Moment||Lifestyle and brand photographer Jenn Gaudreau joins Amy for a laughter-filled conversation about the seasonality of food, Jenn’s unique perspective on the intentionality of food and gatherings, and how her recent spiritual journey has helped her...||2/12/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCaleb Johnson: Bravery at the Table||Writer, communicator and performer Caleb Johnson recounts how he reconstructed his life from the ground up after coming out to his pastor and losing his job at the church. Caleb shares with Amy how that experience led to greater bravery at the table...||2/5/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDanielle Tubbs: The People You Come From||Danielle Tubbs, CEO of Tubby’s Taste, joins Amy for a discussion about how her family, which she describes as “Jamaican cake ladies on one side and a host of African-American foodies on the other,” shaped her earliest memories of food and how...||1/30/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBrian Wolters: The Pastor Chef||Chef Brian Wolters sits down with Amy to discuss his journey through the culinary world of Chicago—restaurants, hotels and catering. He reflects on the amount of food wasted within the industry, and the way he currently feeds and leads people as...||1/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDominique Leach: Finding Purpose in Gathering People||Amy shares a meal with Dominique Leach, owner and chef of Lexington Betty Smokehouse. Joined at the table by her wife Tanisha, Dominique discusses how she discovered—through tragedy and triumph—her life's purpose to gather people.||1/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMid-Season Bonus Episode||Host Amy Dolan and Co-Producer (and husband) Kelly Dolan reflect on what has been most meaningful to them in the first half of season 1, what has most surprised them, and what's in store for the future of the show. Amy and Kelly also provide a...||12/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDarren Calhoun: Making Space for Others||Chicago artist and advocate Darren Calhoun sits down with Amy to talk about food justice and the ways each of us can make space for the needs of others at the dinner tables, church tables and boards room tables in our lives. Darren describes how being..||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMari Ann Wulbecker + Myra Minuskin: The Family Table||In this very special episode, Amy’s Mom (Mari Ann) and Aunt (Myra) join her at the table to celebrate Hanukkah, and to discuss their Jewish culture of food and family. Having spent their childhood Friday nights at their grandparents’ table, they...||12/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRosario Wolters: Abundance at The Table||Rosario Wolters, a former pastry chef, discusses how her mom’s generosity and creativity in the kitchen, while living on food stamps, inspired her love of food and belief in the abundance of the table—that when you share food, food and love will...||11/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRich Havard: Beautiful Food for All People||Rich Havard, Executive Director of the Inclusive Collective, discusses how his mom’s southern cooking influenced his love of food and caused him to create environments for people to eat. In his work hosting beautiful dinners every Sunday night for...||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChi Chi Okwu: Everyone Belongs at the Table People||Chi Chi Okwu joins the show to discuss how Nigerian culture and her childhood growing up in Alabama influenced her love of food and desire to intentionally gather people and feed them great meals. We talk about creating opportunities for people to...||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to Feeding People||In this introduction to the podcast, Amy Dolan shares how she went from a lonely non-cook to a pastor of a dinner church and host of regular dinner parties in her home. Inspired by Rachael Ray, Amy learned to cook by practicing on her friends and...||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Food for my soul
Friends, Amy Dolan and her friends do a great job welcoming you into a nourishing dish of soul food. Very tasty.
Give it a listen. It will be worth your time.
Food for the soul
The warm, delicious conversations Amy has with her guests will stir your longings for nourishment that feeds the body and the soul. Amy’s chats always leave me re-thinking how, why and who we are feeding when we sit down to the table. Come hungry and, if you’re like me, you’ll want second and third helpings of each discussion!
Fresh new podcast
Amy shares her heart for cooking, hosting, and feeding people while actually cooking and hosting for her guests! This podcast has inspired me to cook more "real meals" and also introduced me to differerent guests using food in different ways.