Zoi Maroudas comes from a protracted line of natural farmers. Initially from Greece, Maroudas immigrated to the US along with her household when she was four-years-old.
“They had been natural farmers then. They did not know what natural farming was,” she mentioned. “It was simply the pure method of farming, and it was simply what was accomplished.”
Entrepreneurship is in Maroudas’ blood. Her mother and father opened Pizza Olympia in 1984, on the nook of Spenard. The truth is, the household pizzeria is on the identical lot the place Maroudas’ personal enterprise would open a little bit over 20 years later.
Maroudas attended Baylor Medical College and her background is in biology. Combining her training and heritage got here naturally when she determined to begin her personal enterprise.
“My ardour was at all times medication, neighborhood, therapeutic and naturals,” she mentioned. “I simply collaborated all of them collectively and created Bambino’s.”
Maroudas’ hope for Bambino’s Natural Child Meals is to assist foster a more healthy neighborhood by introducing natural meals to kids of their early years.
“We’re in a position to see kids from one to three-years-old, their consuming habits and the way they’ve advanced,” she mentioned. “Their mother and father love that they love their greens…and we see how our meals has helped them…it fills your coronary heart with love as a result of that is why you do it.”
Aside from serving to mother and father increase more healthy kids, Maroudas hopes that her work can increase to the higher neighborhood. Past offering natural meals, she desires to construct a promising future for Alaska.
“I do that with all my coronary heart,” she mentioned. “I do it with the intention of rising a more healthy era, a more healthy neighborhood and a more healthy financial basis for Alaska.”