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Food Startups Panel: Culture Kitchen, Kitchit, Forage Kitchen, Vignette Wine Country Soda, Buyer’s Best Friend, Local Dirt and Cater2.me

Since last summer, I’ve been part of a meetup group spearheaded by entrepreneur Matthew Wise focused on food startups in the Bay Area. What began as a casual group of 20-30 interested people meeting for tacos and margaritas in SOMA … Continue reading

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Nest Collective: Innovation in Consumer Packaged Goods

Today I had the pleasure of meeting Neil Grimmer, the Co-Founder and CEO of The Nest Collective: “the next generation consumer packaged goods company.” Neil spoke at the GSB this afternoon and I was also lucky enough to spend 30 … Continue reading

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Event recap: Matt Rothe and The Death of the American Family Farm

On December 2nd, the GSB FARM Club hosted a lunchtime event with Matt Rothe, the Sustainable Food Program Manager for Stanford Dining. He gave a illuminating presentation on how the tractor has debilitated American family farming. Michele Chandler with the … Continue reading

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Upcoming GSB FARM Club event: Jamie Johnson and the Inner Workings of the Avocado Industry

Happy new year, and apologies for the extra long vacation. For those of you in the area, here’s information on an exciting upcoming event I’m organizing at the Stanford GSB (for directions: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/about/directions.html). The GSB FARM Club presents Jamie Johnson … 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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Food Day(s)’s Socially Responsible Business Seminar

In honor of the National Food Day 2011, Stanford is hosting an extended “Food Day(s)” programming that began this past Monday and continues through Monday, October 24th. Today I attended one of the Food Day(s) events, hosted at the GSB: … 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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Edible Education 101: Carlo Petrini on The Global Food Movement

Carlo Petrini, founder and president of the international Slow Food movement, kicked off the much-anticipated Edible Education 101 lecture series at UC Berkeley this Tuesday. Given all the hype around the series (the ~300 free public tickets for this lecture … Continue reading

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Edible Education 101: The Rise and Future of the Food Movement

I could not be more excited about this lecture series at Berkeley this fall semester: taught by Nikki Henderson, Executive Director of People’s Grocery, and Michael Pollan, open to 400 UC Berkeley students and open free of cost to 300 general … Continue reading

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Good Food in the Bay Area: Tuesday 8/16

Just got word of this event happening at the Hub SF tomorrow at 6pm. Unfortunately I can’t attend. If you’re attending and you’d like to guest blog about the event, let me know. Good Food in the Bay Area: What’s … Continue reading

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