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A Better Food Culture

05/11/12 | by slowfoodsf | COBA

Acre Gourmet – Sponsor of Childhood Obesity Bay Area (COBA) Mid-Year Conference Can you imagine a world in which a young boy sits in a cafeteria, surrounded by classmates and teachers, enjoying a wholesome lunch of chicken quesadillas with freshly grilled vegetables and a dessert of fresh strawberries? One in which this happy little boy [...]

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Childhood Obesity Bay Area: how to reverse the trajectory

10/03/11 | by slowfoodsf | Uncategorized

By: Michelle Paratore 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. I was impressed by the ability of both speakers to boil down this country’s obesity and food [...]

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Our Fresh, Homemade, Local, Delicious, Healthy $5 Challeng

08/19/11 | by slowfoodsf | Uncategorized

By: Sarah Nelson from Cooking Matters Earlier this summer, researchers at the University of Washington concluded that increasing our consumption of healthy fruits and veggies could cost us more than the way we eat now. Since I run a cooking and nutrition program called “Cooking Matters” that teaches families with limited food budgets how to [...]

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Get Cooking! presents dinners for $5 and under

08/11/11 | by slowfoodsf | Uncategorized

Hi everyone. My name is Michelle Klahr and I’m an MBA student at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. I’m spending this summer in between the two years of my MBA program working as an intern at New Foundry Ventures, specifically dedicated to their Get Cooking! project. When I heard about this year’s Slow Food [...]

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