Monday, April 6, 2015

upcoming talks

April 8, 2015,  San Diego, CA Keynote address, Major Cities Symposium, Local Strategies for Healthy School Meals. Sponored by the National Food Service Management Institute.

April 11, 2015. The Public Plate, Policy and Procurement,  Panel discussion at Gotham on A Plate conference, New School, 66 West 12th Street.

April 16, 2015.  Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana.  "Want Amid Plenty."

April 25, 2015.  Denver Colorado.  Keynote address to a convening of USDA FArm to School Grantees.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

James Beard Foundation Award

I'm delighted to report that I have been selected for the JBF Leadership Award, along with nine other folks, including First Lady Michelle Obama. You can check it out at

Monday, March 28, 2011

Speaking in Maine

I'll be speaking at the College of the Atlantic In Bar Harbor, Maine on Tuesday, April 19, at 4:10 p.m. --5:30. This is part of the Human Ecology Forum series--contact the College for the location.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Interview with the Diet Detective, Charles Platkin

Check out this interview with the Diet Detective, Charles Platkin.

5 Myths About School Food

ON Sunday, the Washington Post Outlook Section ran my piece about school food in its "Five Myths" series. Here is a link

Grist Chooses Free For All as a favorite book of 2010

I'm delighted to report that Grist has included Free For All among the favorite food books of 2010. Thanks to both Mark Winne and Ann Cooper for selecting it. You can read the full article here:

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Here I am talking to the chefs who assembled to Launch the "Chefs Move to Schools" Initiative, part of the First Lady's "Let's Move" Program.