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Celebrating Slow Food with Chef Thomas McNaughton

Last night I had the pleasure of sharing a super-local winter feast thanks to Central Kitchen chef Thomas McNaughton and Slow Food San Francisco. Forty slow food fans gathered for an intimate dinner to share a table and celebrate the season’s best and talk about slow food and creating better food systems. Central Kitchen is […]

January 23rd

Cochon 555: 5 Chefs, 5 Pigs, 5 Winemakers

COCHON 555 is a national event series that takes place in 14 major cities across the country created by Taste Network’s Brady Lowe in 2009 in response to the lack of consumer education around heritage breed pigs.  Every January, C555 embarks on a 10-city culinary competition and tasting tour where 50 chefs are selected to prepare a ‘snout -to-tail’ menu created […]

May 16th

Healthy Diet Makeover, Phase One: Foundations

With limited time, money, and cooking experience, can a novice ecovore successfully trade the standard American diet for a real-food, slow-food, veg-centric groove? Absolutely! The first steps are setting up a food-friendly kitchen, building up pantry supplies, and exploring healthier ‘fast food’ options.

May 1st

Ripe for Change: The Story of Caifornia’s Local Food Movement

Passionate, committed people that believed in a saner, healthier approach to growing and preparing food as a core value drove California’s local food movement. The film Ripe for Change tells the story of California’s role as a key player in the movement for local organic food production through the stories of its foodie rock stars, and highlights the issues that still persist today for small farms.

November 28th