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Kirin Basra- 2020 Victory V. Lee Awardee Board Member of the Year

 December 9, 2020

Kirin Basra Kirin is a passionate and experienced Food Scientist with a demonstrated history of developing and commercializing nutritious products by combining creativity, culinary arts, and food technology to meet consumers dietary needs.  Kirin has worked in research and development roles with large corporations and independent entrepreneurs in multiple food categories — dairy beverages/powders, fermented … Continue reading Kirin Basra- 2020 Victory V. Lee Awardee Board Member of the Year




Nichelle Rachal- 2020 Victory V. Lee Awardee Foundation Representative of the Year

 

Nichelle Rachal Senior Manager, Community Relations, The Clorox Company Nichelle Rachal is currently the Senior Manager, Community Relations for The Clorox Company.  She has experience in various industries including work in nonprofit, education, and financial services.  Nichelle began her career as an educator, recruiting students for both independent schools and nationally recognized nonprofit organization, Prep … Continue reading Nichelle Rachal- 2020 Victory V. Lee Awardee Foundation Representative of the Year




Phat Beets CSA Program is Becoming ANV’s BeetBox CSA (Letter)

 August 11, 2020

        August 11,  2020 Dear Phat Beets Community, We thank you for your support of the Beet Box CSA, and want to give our community an update on the future of the Beet Box.  Since 2011, you have supported so many of our programs, farmers and communities, with your donations, purchases, and … Continue reading Phat Beets CSA Program is Becoming ANV’s BeetBox CSA (Letter)




ANV Brunch Challenge! Meet the Commentators

 July 2, 2020

Meet The Brunch Commentators! Kana Azhari (Coach Kay) is a healing artist, organizer and vegan chef.  She loves working with young people and believes in the infinite value, beauty and greatness of their spirit. Coach Kay is constantly finding gratitude in daily meditation, healthy diet, fasting, culture, dance/ movement and relaxation.  She works professionally with clients from around the … Continue reading ANV Brunch Challenge! Meet the Commentators




ANV Cooking Challenge: Brunch! Celebrity Chef, Alice Waters & Griselda Cooney

 

Alice Waters is a chef, author, food activist, and the founder and owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley, California, which first opened its doors in 1971. She has been a champion of local sustainable agriculture for over four decades. In 1995 she founded the Edible Schoolyard Project, which advocates for a free organic school … Continue reading ANV Cooking Challenge: Brunch! Celebrity Chef, Alice Waters & Griselda Cooney




ANV Cooking Challenge: Brunch! Celebrity Chef, Bryant Terry

 

Bryant Terry is a James Beard Award-Winning chef, educator, and author renowned for his activism to create a healthy, just, and sustainable food system. Since 2015 he has been the Chef-in-Residence at the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) in San Francisco where he creates public programming at the intersection of food, farming, health, activism, art, culture, … Continue reading ANV Cooking Challenge: Brunch! Celebrity Chef, Bryant Terry




ANV Cooking Challenge: Brunch! Celebrity Chef, Nikki Shaw

 

Bringing her passion for food and appetite for adventure, celebrity Chef Nikki Shaw is committed to spreading awareness of and preventing heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. She is a partner for the restaurants and concessions at Oakland International Airport. In addition to that, Chef Nikki is a trained media spokesperson specializing in recipe … Continue reading ANV Cooking Challenge: Brunch! Celebrity Chef, Nikki Shaw




ANV Cooking Challenge: Brunch! Celebrity Chef Jennifer Booker

 

Southern-born, Jennifer Hill Booker traveled to Paris to study French cooking at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts only to discover that rustic French and Southern dishes use many of the same ingredients. Using this as the basis for culinary exploration in her second cookbook, Dinner Déjà Vu: Southern Tonight, French Tomorrow. The author of Field … Continue reading ANV Cooking Challenge: Brunch! Celebrity Chef Jennifer Booker




Meet Camp ANV ONLINE’s Outdoor Adventure Instructor: Clayton Anderson

 June 7, 2020

Clayton has been studying the natural world and natural history most of his life. He dreamed of being a naturalist since he was a boy. After graduating from college with a BA in drawing and painting, he landed his first job as a naturalist for Lovelife Environmental Education Program. He has worked for several environmental … Continue reading Meet Camp ANV ONLINE’s Outdoor Adventure Instructor: Clayton Anderson




Meet Camp ANV ONLINE’s Dance and Movement Instructor: Joti Singh

 

Joti Singh is a dance creator and dance innovator, sprung from the U.S. American south to parents from northern India. She is the Artistic Director of Duniya Dance and Drum Company. Joti began her dance training in Punjabi circles, carrying through her body the culture that’s in her blood and memory. As an adult, West African … Continue reading Meet Camp ANV ONLINE’s Dance and Movement Instructor: Joti Singh