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Success Through School Food and Beyond

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03/14/13 | by John Casazza | Programs

On the edge of San Francisco’s Mission District is Sanchez College Preparatory School, an elementary school that is working to address issues of hunger, poor nutrition, and deteriorating health within one of the city’s most affected populations. The school has a child development center that has established a unique community-based program to improve nutrition and health habits for its 300 students and their families.

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Recology – Waste Zero

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02/26/13 | by John Casazza | City

Every third Saturday of the month Recology offers the community a tour of its facilities in the south of San Francisco and a view of its Artist in Residence Program. So Slow Food San Francisco, with an interest in food, ecology, and culture, reserved a space for its members at the latest tour to learn more about San Francisco’s premier waste collection and recycling service.

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Convivial Table Dinner goes “Potluck”

11/26/12 | by Rena B Meyer | Slow Food SF Events

In early November, Slow Food San Francisco hosted a new kind of “Convivial Table” – we gathered in a private home and guests brought a dish to contribute to the “Season’s Harvest”-themed meal. With a sold-out event, we had 25 people enjoying a lively evening in the beautiful home of Dr. Raymond Isola and his wife, Susan Lyon, who generously provided additional wine and food.

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Terra Madre – Parte Seconda

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09/24/12 | by Kathryn Gilmore | Programs

In our last blog post we told you a bit about Terra Madre and Rosie Branson Gill who will be traveling to this global food event. When Rosie mentioned to us that she’ll be accompanied by fellow Slow Food San Francisco member Shakirah Simley, we thought we’d tell you her story as well.

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