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Fresh food face-off highlights local products, chefs

Local chefs in the Southern Tier cooked up their best dishes for the 5th annual Fresh Food Face-off, all to win the title for the best taste of Broome while using locally grown ingredients. The winner of this year’s award from the “Best Taste of Broome” was Sodexo with their dish of grilled chicken and corn chowder with carved smoked flank steak over jalapeño mashed with “BU greens.” Read more…

Binghamton University student launches ‘Food Recovery Network’ chapter on campus

The proverbial ‘waste not, want not’ is an ever-expanding mantra at Binghamton University. Thanks to student Maya Yair, the campus has launched a local chapter of the Food Recovery Network.

Food recovery – the practice of preventing surplus foodstuffs from being dumped in the trash – takes numerous forms and provides a variety of social, economic, and environmental benefits. The highest and best form of food recovery involves collecting wholesome but unused or unsalable food for distribution to people in need. Read more…

Record attendance at 7th World Congress of Biomechanics in Boston

The John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center is packed with attendees to the 7th World Congress of Biomechanics (WCB) now underway in Boston, MA. This is the largest biomechanics conference ever held, with over 4000 participants from 58 countries converged to discuss the latest advances in biomechanics measurement, modeling, and medical devices. Read more…

Segue scholars graduate with honors, accolades, acceptance to top schools

The Segue Institute for Learning, the 2013-2014 RIASCD Whole Child Recognition School, packed the gymnasium last night for eighth grade commencement.

Central Falls Mayor James Diossa joined Angelo Garcia, Segue Founder and Executive Director, to help present diplomas. Nearly 300 supporters were in attendance including several city council members, Segue board members, staff and parents. Read more…

Chef’s Table Makes a Statement at Binghamton

The hot ticket for Binghamton University students is a seat at the Chef’s Table. Each month, a Binghamton chef whisks twelve lucky students away for a dining adventure. The destination is just the regular dining hall, but the experience is pure restaurant-insider’s behind-the-scenes tour.

The students check out the kitchen, watch the chef prepare a unique menu, and during dinner, have the chance for some culinary conversation with the chef. Topics range from sustainability practices to nutrition and wellness to purchasing practices. The events are very popular, and reservations go fast.

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Segue launches capital campaign to move cafeteria

Segue Institute for Learning has launched a capital campaign called “Feeding Friendsy” to raise $50,000 to relocate its cafeteria from the third floor to the first floor.

The move would put the cafeteria on the street level of the school building at 325 Cowden St. which would allow the school to offer the cafeteria to community groups, for classes and a possible summer food program, according to Angelo Garcia, founder and head of school at Segue, a charter school that serves students from Central Falls in grades 6-8.

The school is working with dining service provider Aramark. Read more…

The Savory Affair enlists team, grows fast, garners rave reviews

Only six months after launching, The Savory Affair Event Planning & Design is receiving rave reviews for its event planning and management work. Proprietor Jessica Granatiero, owner and founder of The Savory Grape Wine Shop, launched the new business as a natural progression of the passion for all things food and wine and bringing people together.  TSA Team

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