Green Ninja: To design learning experiences that inspire student engagement in solution-based science Green Ninja is an educational initiative to inspire interest in the science and solutions associated with our changing climate. Adventures of the Green Ninja – a superhero – are told in a youth-oriented and humorous way, but grounded in science and data…. continue reading
Welcome to the Redwood Grove in Portola Valley. These pictures are from the Save the Redwoods League Appetizer Party and the Hewlett Foundation Fall Dinner. October, 2015. Save the Redwoods League Hummus Trio, Fresh Herb Spring Rolls and happy guests! Save the Redwoods League used plug in overhead lights, luminaries and little LED battery… continue reading
Welcome to this years’ Harvest Fest with CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture). Every Saturday, Bay Area chefs teach free cooking classes at the beautiful and amazing Ferry Building Farmers Market.
September 25, 2013 Dear Laura, You are an inspiration. On behalf of the Board and Staff of the IRN, thank you for being such an essential contributor to our inaugural fundraising event last night. The food was amazing! You are so organized and managed any lack of organization on our end with patience and aplomb…. continue reading
I was asked to be part of the San Jose Mercury News first PopUp University, joining their Live Healthy Series. We had an unexpected turnout for such a lovely early summer day. My talk was titled Cooking for Time, Taste, Cost and Kids. Here we are viewing a disturbing photo montage from the CDC (Center… continue reading
We had a blast making pizzas in Portola Vineyards wood fire oven. Debbie’s dough was perfecto! We made three kids of pizza The energy of the cook goes into the food so keep smiling! It’s all in the technique you see… 1000 degrees – cooks in 2-3 minutes Caramelized onion with Blue Cheese,… continue reading
Our A-list featured restaurants include The Table (San Jose), and Michelin star chef Salvatore Calisi’s restaurant Odeum (Morgan Hill). Barefoot Coffee is designing specialty drinks for one of the beverage booths, and we are finalizing details with additional restaurants & food producers. Our featured growers include: Coke Farms, Chiala Farms, Sunday Honey Bees, Tilden Ranch,… continue reading
I am catching up on special events posts from the past. In 2009, I was chef for Shine On Harvest Moon, the first on-farm dinner for educational nonprofit, Full Circle Farm (http://www.fullcirclesunnyvale.org). We worked with community volunteers and culinary students from a local high school, incorporating all the farm’s produce into a wonderful seasonal feast!… continue reading