Tag Archives: Childhood Obesity

Getting kids to love veggies: Design Interventions in the Stanford dining halls

Venue: Stanford Dining Halls Target audience: Freshman Theory of change: Love is missing from the freshman dining experience. If you can redesign the dining hall to communicate love via the vegetarian dishes, you will shift consumption away from meat. For … Continue reading

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Getting kids to love veggies: Project Intro

So, as I’ve mentioned before, I’m taking this awesome class in the undergraduate Earth Systems department at Stanford called Practices and Principles of Sustainable Agriculture. Our final project is incredibly broad and is supposed to reflect our own personal interests … Continue reading

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Edible Education 101: Alice Waters on “What is an Edible Education?”

I don’t think I could have been more delighted and inspired by this evening’s Edible Education 101 lecture. Watching Alice Waters paint a vision of a future in which kids live in a world of good food is the perfect … Continue reading

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Little City Kitchen Co: laying the foundation for a life of healthy eating

Filled with excitement from Dr. Alan Greene’s keynote speech at last weekend’s Childhood Obesity Bay Area Conference about feeding babies vegetables and whole grains (see last week’s post), I was thrilled to meet Jill Epner: healthy baby food entrepreneur. Jill … Continue reading

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Childhood Obesity Bay Area: how to reverse the trajectory

Last Saturday I had the pleasure of volunteering at Slow Food San Francisco’s first annual Childhood Obesity Bay Area Conference at the Commonwealth Club. The conference featured two truly illuminating keynote speeches from Dr. Alan Greene and Dr. David Kessler. … Continue reading

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