Author Archives: Food for a Healthy Community

Mt. Diablo Goes to Mt. Diablo!

This past weekend the 11th grades students from the Sustainable Hospitality Pathway took their annual overnight field trip! This is a time for them to see what sustainable hospitality looks like in the real world. And of course, they get … Continue reading

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Summer Internship Program

This summer I had the pleasure of supervising our garden and cooking internship program. We had a total of 5 paid student interns, thanks to Oscar Blackwell from the Contra Costa County Office of Education’s Youth Development Services (funded by … Continue reading

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Kaiser Permanente Night !

July 11, 2013 Chef Cindy held a special event for cooking lessons to Kaiser Permanente and there were about 30 doctors who showed up and learned how to make healthy meals. We made Stuffed Bell Peppers, Kale Chips, Creamy Polenta … Continue reading

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Summer Cooking Club

July 1, 2013 Today, some students from Chef Cindy’s class came to school to help out testing food for our new recipe book. We also had students who never took this class and learned what was a healthy meal. Over … Continue reading

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Last day Serving!

Today is our last day serving our teachers this year. We are currently making Chile Colorado, which is a Mexican soup that is served with carrots, onions, beef, tomato sauce and garlic. We are also serving brown rice with beans … Continue reading

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Academy Awards

On May 17th, a couple of us got the chance to serve at the MDEA teachers Academy Awards. It was a great learning experience for all of us who went. We got to see another side of what our academy … Continue reading

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NEW CHEF COATS

May 16, 2013 Today, we got our chef coats thanks to our best teacher that we’ve ever had. We all earned these coats by helping out Chef Cindy on teaching others around the community how to eat healthier, the nutrients … Continue reading

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