Tag Archives: Making food

Demo night for small batch Bay Area food producers

Matt Wise and his food startups meetup team executed another successful event last Thursday night along with the help of Buyer’s Best Friend. They brought together a great group of small batch food producers along with attendees doing all sorts … Continue reading

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Wild Kitchen dinner with ForageSF

I first heard and wrote about the Forage Kitchen in June when I saw founder Iso Rabins speak at a food startups panel. To summarize briefly, Iso envisions Forage Kitchen as “a hub for the SF Bay Area food community” … Continue reading

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Afternoon at Lemnos Labs (2 of 2): Momentum Machines

A continuation of my earlier post on the afternoon I spent at Lemnos Labs, a hardware incubator in SOMA. Momentum Machines While hanging out at Lemnos, Jeremy and Matt introduced me to Alexandros Vardakostas and Lucas Lincoln, President and CTO, … Continue reading

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Afternoon at Lemnos Labs (1 of 2): Blossom Coffee

I had the privilege of spending last Friday afternoon at Lemnos Labs, a hardware incubator in SOMA. Lemnos is pretty new and still small: the first class of startups, set to graduate this June, comprises four companies. But it is … 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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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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Sustainable Ag class field trip to Santa Cruz and Pescadero

One of the best things about going to business school at Stanford is the ability to take classes “across the street,” i.e., classes in any other department at Stanford. The Earth Sciences program is outstanding and I’ve been looking forward … Continue reading

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LYFE Kitchen opens its doors in downtown Palo Alto

I’m pretty excited about the grand opening of LYFE Kitchen (“Love Your Food Everyday”). I’ve been hearing about the concept for a few months now and I was hopeful but skeptical: “providing great tasting, good-for-you food that is convenient and … 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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Eji’s Ethiopian Gourmet: vegan lentil goodness

Eji moved here from Ethiopia several years ago, but only this year decided to harness her Ethiopian cooking skills and love of food to start her own business. She grew up cooking in a family of eight children, including five … Continue reading

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