Thu, 9 March 2017
The Good Food Festival, a conference promoting local foods, comes back to Chicago next week. So Rick and Steve talk with Jim Slama, the President of FamilyFarmed and Producer of the Conference; Dr. Geeta Maker-Clarke, a board-certified family physician, specializing in Integrative Medicine. She’s participating in the Good Food is Good Medicine Panel; Alex DeSorbo-Quinn, the Executive Director of Pilot Light talks about bringing Food and Nutrition Education into schools; Meg Barnhart is the founder and co-creator of Zen of Slow Cooking started the company in 2006, as a way to ease her mom-guilt and get a healthy dinner on the table, while employing individuals with learning challenges and Jordan Buckner is the co-founder of TeaSquares, a tea-infused energy snack made with small-batch organic tea, pepitas and puffed millet. It’s mission is to fuel economic development in urban centers.