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Celebrating Local Food and Sustainability

Celebrating Local Food and Sustainability

As one of the most influential and well-known food activists and chefs around the world, Alice Waters has positively touched so many lives through her humanitarian work and pioneering in local and organic cuisine (we count ourselves as several of her most inspired and devoted followers). Whether it is by reading one of her numerous books, dining in her Bay Area restaurant Chez Panisse, or touring her Edible Schoolyard Project grounds, it is easy to grasp Waters’ determination to spread health and values through the foods we eat.

So, in light of the recent release of her latest book, 40 Years of Chez Panisse: The Power of Gathering, why not celebrate the joy of healthy and local eating by cooking a homemade meal for the ones you love?

Above: 40 Years of Chez Panisse: The Power of Gathering is available to order on Amazon.

Above: For a full Waters-esque dinner party, check out Heath Ceramics’ Chez Panisse porcelain dinnerware line, designed specifically for the iconic restaurant. Five percent of sales are donated to Waters’ Chez Panisse Foundation.


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9:03AM PDT on Apr 18, 2012

thank you

12:10AM PDT on Apr 17, 2012

Thank you for the article

12:43PM PDT on Sep 29, 2011

Thank you

11:23PM PDT on Sep 28, 2011

sounds like a great lady

11:15PM PDT on Sep 20, 2011


10:23PM PDT on Sep 2, 2011

She's amazing. Classy lady, great piece. Thanks.

1:32PM PDT on Sep 1, 2011

Thank you.

9:30AM PDT on Aug 30, 2011

Great; thank you very much.

8:44AM PDT on Aug 29, 2011

Thank you, Remodelista, for celebrating such an inspiration.I am going to grab her new book. She has informed and inspired so many. Great post!!

6:43PM PDT on Aug 28, 2011

Love that Alice, and her always evolving awareness about food and people. And a lovely thought of feeding the ones you love with a meal from the heart. Thank you!

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