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Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat

July 8th 2019

Presented by Keynote Speaker Jonathan Kauffman This dynamic talk is presented by Jonathan Kauffman, a Portland-based writer who covers the intersection of food and culture, from the spread of regional Chinese cuisines in the Bay Area to the race to develop cultured meats. A former line cook turned journalist, he was a restaurant critic in the San Francisco Bay Area and Seattle for more than a decade, and then a columnist with the San Francisco Chronicle. He is also the [Read More]

Good Food Awards Entry Period Now Open

July 8th 2019

2020 GOOD FOOD AWARDS ENTRY PERIOD NOW OPEN Accepting entries July 8-31, including new Grains category San Francisco, CA (July 8, 2019) – Today marks the launch of a coast-to-coast call for entries of beer, charcuterie, cheese, chocolate, cider, coffee, confections, elixirs, honey, fish, oils, pantry, pickles, preserves, snacks, spirits and (new this year) grains. The Good Food Awards celebrates the kind of food we all want to eat: tasty, authentic and responsibly produced. As the only national initiative to recognize [Read More]

Sweet Creek Foods: Launching New Products as a Regional Producer

June 13th 2019
Sweet Creek Foods

By Sweet Creek Foods What does it look like as a regional producer expanding our line-up with new products? Well, we just launched an organic green tomatillo salsa, a zesty addition made from locally grown Pacific Northwest ingredients and crafted in small batches for premium quality and flavor. Also, we’ve added a new organic jalapeño relish – medium, a spin-off of our popular relish line and a cousin to our Pickled Jalapeños.  If you’re really looking to spice things up, [Read More]

Provender and Positively Natural Team Up to Offer Members Discounts!

September 10th 2018

          Positively Natural Members Save on Provender Conference Registration Are you a member of Positively Natural?  Would you like to come experience the 42nd Annual Provender Alliance Educational Conference?  Provender is offering current members of Positively Natural the same rates as Provender members on conference registration, a savings of up to $225.  To find out more about the conference, see the full schedule of events HERE.  Please contact Vicki for a special registration code if you [Read More]

Climate Change and Small-scale Family Farmers: What We See and What We Can Do

April 30th 2018

Dana Geffner and Bená Burda came together as friends through their work with small-scale producers around the world.​ Each of them has seen first-hand how changing weather is ravaging small-scale farmers on every continent.  The 450 million smallholder farmers globally are critical to addressing climate change and meeting the world’s food security needs. Share their experiences: one in the world of non-profits and public policy, and one with on-the-ground supply chains. Witness farmer realities, hear about agricultural and industry initiatives, [Read More]