Author: Kimberly Schaub

Big Table Gathers Food and Hospitality Professionals

Kevin Finch isn’t just another star-struck foodie looking for the next great dinner, but he doesn’t shy away from admitting that he likes a good meal and glass of wine from trendy restaurants. His focus is as much about the food as it is about the people who make the food for him – and for the thousands of us who flock to restaurants, cafes, delis, and small eateries on a daily basis. The National Restaurant Association reports that the restaurant industry employs 13 million people and 1.3 million more are expected to become employed in food service by...

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Community Kitchen in Seattle – Gather ‘Round and Cook Together

Have you ever called your friends to join you for dinner at home? Have you dined with friends in restaurants, highlighting your night with laughter and close friendship? If you could nod your head, yes, to these two situations, then you have experienced first-hand how community is built around the dinner table. The foundation to many special events and festivals in human culture is the food that we share together. Community Kitchens Northwest, a movement that started in 2007, seeks to learn, cook, and support and save money, have fun, and promote good health. A new addition to the...

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Recent Publications

Last week, I worked hard to publish several articles for Livestrong through a writers network called Demand Studios. I have been focusing on several articles about body image and weight training for women and adolescents. I also wrote a few articles about considerations for selecting organic products over conventional products. Nutrition and Ideal Body Weight Fitness & Nutrition for Women Factors Affecting Organic Food Products As a nutrition educator, I believe it is important to write well-researched material. I have noticed on several websites that authors will use other .com sites, but the legitimacy of some of those sites...

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Bastyr Food Fair, June 5th

This is copied directly from Bastyr’s website. I hope you can attend! Click on the title for the direct link to the Bastyr announcement. Saturday, June 5, 2010 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Bastyr University Campus Grounds Theme: “Nourish the Senses” Download a schedule The 12th annual Bastyr University Herb and Food Fair will take place on Saturday, June 5, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the University’s main campus in Kenmore. Themed “Nourish the Senses,” the fair is free and open to the public. The annual community event brings several thousand visitors to Bastyr University’s 51-acre campus near the shores of Lake Washington. Festival Activities a variety of educational speakers and workshops cooking demonstrations from nutrition and botanical medicine experts live entertainment and music nutritious and delicious homemade food distinctive vendors special activities for children garden tours guided walks through the surrounding woods relaxing herbal foot soaks and facials Sunday workshops (see schedule for details) The “nourishing the senses” theme includes an emphasis on the numerous ways herbs, nutrition and other natural modalities can support the health and wellness of our community. The fair also features an acupuncture demonstration where attendees can both learn about acupuncture’s many benefits and experience it for themselves. Keynote Speakers Mindy Green, RH (AHG), RA, is the co-author of Aromatherapy and A Complete Guide to the Healing Art, and is the owner of Green Scentsations, an independent consulting company specializing in...

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To Honey and Health

My good friend, author of Openly Balanced, and sustainable community activist Jess Lundie wrote a beautiful blog about discovering the different flavors and qualities of honey. She described a certain honey she discovered at her farmers market as being “made of three sounds at once.” I don’t know about sounds, but my taste buds jump for joy when I sample fine honey made locally and from local bee farmers. Thinking of her first experience with “live” honey makes me miss the honey we purchased in Pueblo, CO, from Dennis Shearer, who worked very hard to get his product to be sold...

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