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Guest Blog: Sarah Najera

I was contacted by the Director of Academic and Career Planning at Alma College. She was bringing a group of students to Chicago to conduct informational interviews. Sarah Najera was one such student and she was interested in talking to … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Katherine Henry

A few weeks my grandmother passed away. She was 89. My wife and I made the trek to Jackson, OH to meet up with my family and to say our good-byes. My family asked me if I would be willing … Continue reading

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Fed Up with the Farm Bill

I suppose it’s a good thing we revisit the Farm Bill every 5 years. It’s good to keep the topic in front of the public every so often. Otherwise, the sheer idiocy of the Farm Bill would go unnoticed, and … Continue reading

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Filled Up or Fed Up: Greg Christian

Greg Christian is on a mission to transform food service and event catering into more sustainable industries. He heads up his own consulting business, and is a founding member of B Corporation. He belongs to both Professional Convention Management Association … Continue reading

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Another year wiser – what did we learn in 2011?

As we enter 2012, let’s take a moment to look back at the lessons learned in 2011. I started this blog in June so it’s not a full year, but here are my top ten: 1. Vote with your dollar; … Continue reading

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Food: The Great Divide

Food – we eat it to stay alive. That logically means we should be putting things into our bodies that promote health. Our relationship with food should be transactional in nature: we eat in exchange for the right amount the … Continue reading

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Eating Does Not Equal Nourishment

I looked up the word “nourishment” in the dictionary the other day. It is defined as the substances necessary for growth, health, and good condition. Anything that helps me grow and develop is nourishing. Anything? That means my upsets, setbacks, … Continue reading

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Food Has Power

Fundraising organizations have caught onto the power of food to raise money. I have seen a considerable increase in the amount of chef events over the last 3-5 years. Initially, it made sense to me. If the cause was related … Continue reading

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