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MAD Conference
17 September 2018
By Christophe Hille The Sixth MAD Symposium, subtitled “Mind the Gap,” ran August 26th and 27th in Copenhagen, and I had the great pleasure of attending the event and indulging in those two days of talking, thinking, and hospitality. The entity behind the event is MAD, an organization founded by the chef Rene Redzepi that...
Karen Karp discusses Women in Agriculture
New Food Economy Talks Bringing Women to the Ag-Tech Table
13 June 2018
KK&P is collaborating with The New Food Economy and the Food Studies Program at The New School University to host the East Coast premiere of the short documentary From Farms to Incubators: Telling the Stories of Women Entrepreneurs in Ag-Tech, followed by a conversation with filmmaker Amy Wu; Dr. Le Vuong, founder/CEO of The Redmelon Company, one of four entrepreneurs...
James Beard Foundation Meat Summit
3 May 2018
On March 5th, 2018, The James Beard Foundation (JBF) gathered a group of professionals from sectors directly and peripherally related to meat to discuss vital issues in California’s meat supply chain. This conversation was facilitated by Christophe Hille, Senior Consultant at Karen Karp & Partners and a long-time practitioner and advisor in sustainable food sourcing...
8 December 2016
“I imagine a day when we don’t have to state the obvious interconnection between food and health — that it just is.” The above statement was made by a participant at our November 2016 “Future of Food and Health” Salon, and catalyzed nearly four hours of discussion about innovation and interconnection to advance the vision...
14 July 2016
Karen Karp & Partners was featured in a recent Talk Business article about the Brightwater Culinary School in Bentonville, Northwest Arkansas, which will be opening in early 2017.  The culinary school will be housed in Bentonville’s 8th Street Market.In 2014,  KK&P completed a Food Assessment study which helped to inform the vision and curriculum at the new...
Karen Karp
13 June 2016
On June 21, 2016 at 11am, Karen Karp & Partners will host the Future of Food Philanthropy Webinar, the first in a series of future-oriented food conversations conceived and produced by Karen Karp. This free webinar will share the exclusive findings from an earlier Future of Food Philanthropy Salon, attended by industry thought leaders who discussed critical issues facing...
President Karen Karp
23 May 2016
On June 17, 2016 Karen Karp & Partners will host the Future of Food Philanthropy Salon, the first in a series of future-oriented food conversations conceived and produced by Karen Karp. The salon will bring together an intimate group of thought leaders to discuss critical issues facing the food sector, and to explore the evolving role of...
8 March 2016
Karen Karp, founder and president of Karen Karp & Partners, will moderate “Anatomy of a Deal: The Story of Fleishers Craft Butchery: From Nose-to-Tail Philosophy to Pasture-Raised Leader,” a panel at this year’s Food+Enterprise Summit, presented by Slow Money NYC, on Saturday, April 9, at 3:30pm. The summit, which will explore challenges and opportunities for...
4 March 2016
FoodShed, the newly reimagined café that Karen Karp & Partners designed and implemented for the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, was dedicated this past Thursday, March 3, with a program called “Stirring It Up: What’s Cooking in the Children’s Food Movement,” featuring remarks by food entrepreneur and former White House chef Sam Kass and...
22 February 2016
Food entrepreneur and former White House chef Sam Kass will help dedicate FoodShed, the newly reimagined café that Karen Karp & Partners developed and implemented for the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose. Kass will discuss the influence of food marketing and sustainable agriculture on a global scale, his impressions of the impact of FoodShed,...
27 January 2016
Dr. Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP, assistant dean for Clinical Services at Tulane University Medical School in New Orleans and founder and executive director of the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane, provided an overview of the Goldring Center’s curriculum and the impact of culinary medicine at the kickoff event of Open Door Family...