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PEP Talks | 027 | Farm to School Coordinator

Jodie Anderson shares how her enthusiasm for soil science has transformed farm to school efforts in Alaska, how to get students excited about eating home-grown food, and the benefits of designating a farm to school coordinator in your program.

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Project Helps Alaskans Spice up Soil
Building Soils in Alaska Communities
Alaska Scientist […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

PEP Talks | 026 | Colin’s Friends

Join Colin and his mom, creator of Colin’s Friends, as they share the story behind their surprise rise to fame, the importance of inclusion and the creation of Be Kind Day.

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-The Facebook group that started it all
-An article by the Huffington Post
–ABC News’ coverage of the […]

By |March 22nd, 2017|Podcast|0 Comments

PEP Talks | 025 | Peli Peli

Thomas Nguyen, CMO of Peli Peli (top Houston restaurant) shares his secrets for putting customers first and how to serve up exotic food to ensure it’s a hit.

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Peli Peli (Main Site)
Restaurant Startup (video)
Positive Phil (interview)
Stumbles, Strategies and Insights (Thomas Nguyen featured on HoustonPress)

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By |February 22nd, 2017|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

PEP Talks | 024 | World Record Health

Colin O’Brady walks us through his ascent to becoming a World Record mountain climber and shares his passion for promoting healthy lifestyles for children.

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Beyond 72 – Colin’s Cause
Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Elite Mountain Climber Fights Childhood Obesity

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By |February 7th, 2017|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

PEP Talks | 023 | New Government

Discover the changes ahead as a transition of power takes place in Washington D.C. Find out what the future of your program may look like and which changes ahead are bound to hit your program.

In this interview with our in-house legislative analyst and lobbyist, Harib Massu, you can get inside the mind of a Washington insider. […]

By |January 26th, 2017|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

PEP Talks | 022 | Food Service Fusion

In part 2 of Michael Rosenberger’s interview, we explore the importance of creating familiar flavor profiles, share some savory recipes and give you a rundown on what you should be doing to get ready for summer feeding

Part 2 of 2 part interview.

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Meet Michael
Irving ISD Food & Nutrition Department
Sample Breakfast Cart […]

By |December 14th, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

PEP Talks | 021 | All About Breakfast

Michael Rosenberger, Director of Food & Nutrition Services, Irving ISD (TX) shares how he revamped his breakfast program to achieve more than 60% participation and how you can do it too.

Part 1 of 2 part interview.

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Meet Michael
Irving ISD Food & Nutrition Department
Sample Breakfast Cart Announcement

By |November 30th, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

PEP Talks | 020 | Get Out and Vote

Chris Kamradt, Director of Child Nutrition Services, Spring Branch ISD (TX) discusses the importance of voting and how politics affect School Nutrition nationwide. Discover how your voice can make a difference in feeding America’s children.

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Find Out Who Represents You
Read More About Politics and Your Nutrition Program
Political Encyclopedia 

By |November 9th, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

PEP Talks – 019 – On the Fly

Chris Johnson, Nutrition Services Director of Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska gives us a glimpse into school nutrition on the last frontier and shares some sound advice for anyone expecting to encounter wild winter weather.

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Nutrition Services
AKSNA
Matanuska-Susitna Borough
SchoolCafé

By |October 26th, 2016|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

PEP Talks – 018 – Maximum Experience

Michele Carroll, Business Director of Minneapolis Public Schools shares some valuable lessons she’s learned from outside of the school nutrition industry and how she’s used this experience to produce some impressive results in her program.

Want the full experience?
See what the district is up to…

Minneapolis Public Schools Culinary & Wellness Services
Check them out on […]

By |October 12th, 2016|Blog, Podcast|2 Comments