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Farms, Food & Health Conference
The Farms, Food & Health Conference brings together professionals from the worlds of health care and food systems to examine the connection between health care, wellness and locally grown food. Learn more about the conference here.
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Connecting local food to our regional healthcare providers is the goal for Groundwork’s Farms, Food & Health program
From the earliest days of our Farms, Food & Health program—with its emphasis on culinary medicine methods—we have worked closely with physicians and other medical professionals to spread the word about the importance of cooking and eating nutritionally rich,...
It was my first time driving on the East Coast, and I was headed to meet with Chef Dan Giusti of Brigaid, a company he formed to place professionally trained chefs in schools. Dan had recently left the two-star Michelin restaurant Noma, in Copenhagen, to work in...
ABOVE PHOTO: Some school food jobs now involve helping manage and teach classes in hoop houses. Pellston schools hoop house shown under construction. My first job in northwest Michigan was at a Montessori school. It was 2006, and I saw how four- and five-year-olds...