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Sustainability


Grilled Fish with Coconut & Lemongrass Creamed Spinach by Chef Martina Russial

As the weather warms up, Holistic Chef Program Instructor, Chef Martina Russial fires up the grill with a nutrient dense grilled fish with coconut and lemongrass creamed spinach. Quality Ingredients… Read More

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Happy National Chocolate Day from Endorfin Foods

Endorfin Foods is a Berkeley-based, small business that creates craft chocolate bars, made with only the highest quality ingredients, including single origin bars and a unique range of flavored and… Read More

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S.O.U.L. Food

By Gwenyth Shears When people hear the term “soul food,” it brings up connotations of good ‘ole southern cooking – fried chicken, candied yams, cornbread, and collard greens. It is… Read More

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Cacao: The Mother of Chocolate

We love chocolate, but what do we know of its path from the rainforest to the giftbox? As it turns out, the journey to the delight we all know and… Read More

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Reducing Food Waste

Envision a landfill. What do you see? Perhaps you picture trashed cars, plastics, and paper. But what about banana peels, half-full fast food containers, and other rotting food? Americans throw… Read More

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How to Reduce Water Consumption in the Kitchen

As two of our locations are in California, we’re well aware of the state’s severe drought, the “worst dry spell in 1,200 years,” as The Guardian puts it. However, climate… Read More

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Supporting Small Farms

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration is considering The Food Safety Modernization Act, which would require farms earning under a certain amount of revenue to pay higher regulation fees, is… Read More

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Spring Cleaning

It’s time to clean out those cupboards, dump the processed foods you may have accumulated throughout the winter, vacuum under the coach, throw upon the windows to let the fresh… Read More

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Once Our Most Alluring Fruit

In his book, How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit, Barry Estabrook explores the ills of modern commercial agriculture with a focus on the beloved tomato. He leads… Read More

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Identifying Quality Beef + Other Proteins

Proteins are a vital part of our diets. Without protein we can not properly build muscles, ligaments, tendons, hair and nails, enzymes, blood, hormones, or immune cells.  Protein regulates growth,… Read More

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