Forge Garden Tour – Santa Clara University – Santa Clara

Last month, I attended an event for Santa Clara University Alumni at the campus garden. We took a tour of The Forge Garden which is one block off campus then had a mozzarella making workshop after. The price of admission was $10 and came with a tour, cheese workshop, wine and beer, and snacks. Santa […]

International Culinary Center Campbell – Ferry Building Cook Off

In March, the students of the International Culinary Center in Campbell, the West Coast arm of the prestigious New York based culinary school, took a 7 day course in sustainability. The ICC was formerly the French Culinary Institute, where I had a great meal at their NYC location years ago. Notable alumni are David Chang, […]

Sustainable SCU Tour – Smitten Ice Cream – Dandelion Chocolate – Hidden Villa Farm

During my time at Santa Clara University as a grad student working on my MBA, I had never heard about the Food and Agribusiness Institute until I competed for them in Atlanta. Had I known, I would have surely studied this discipline since it’s so interesting. The FAI program plans food field trips for its […]