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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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Childhood Obesity Bay Area: Boots on the Ground Conference

07/23/11 | by slowfoodsf | Uncategorized

Children and adolescents in the San Francisco Bay Area have been seriously affected by the childhood obesity epidemic. But we are also incredibly lucky to have a vibrant community of organizations working on food education, physical activity, and health disparities, as well as forward thinking politicians, physicians and educators who work hands on with the [...]

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