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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...
7 March 2016
by Karen Karp I like the familiar in Barbados: a regular shopping list that includes flying fish; papaya; incredibly sweet and perfectly sized bananas; the traditional bread which is puffy and has too much sugar in it; and local staple vegetables like okra, tomatoes, cucumbers, and lovely, floppy, variegated-leaved lettuce; and black belly lamb (shoulders,...
7 March 2016
by Karen Karp Happy New Year. I know, it’s March. But I’m just back from my annual winter trip to Barbados, which this time out was a complete month. It was the first time in 27 years that I’ve taken a break of this length— it was planned, needed, and fabulous. Dick and I return...
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...
1 March 2016
Karen Karp & Partners (KK&P) is a growing, dynamic food and agriculture consulting company with two business units: Our Good Food is Good Business unit supports clients to plan, achieve, and evaluate programs and operations that integrate healthy food, regional food, and sustainability into food business and non-profit program operations. Our Good People Are Good...
24 February 2016
by Cassandra Flechsig During my first visit to Cuba in the spring of 2013, I arrived naively expecting to find all of my favorite Caribbean foods and hoping to tour local community gardens. Though I visited Cuba understanding that their political climate certainly must affect daily life, I also knew they had a thriving tourist...
22 February 2016
by Karin Endy photo by Jeff Sonnabend Each year, beginning when my younger son was one, my husband and I have taken the kids on a trip somewhere with delicious food. Last year we found ourselves in Lake Placid, picking up our older son, now 12, from hockey camp, and then decided to drive two...
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,...
13 February 2016
“Bringing Diverse Voices to Your Table,” an essay by Karen Karp, founder and president of Karen Karp & Partners, is featured in the Jan-Feb issue of Trade & Industry Development Magazine. In the column, Karen discusses how planning and implementation of last November’s City Harvest Leadership Summit in New York City included many panelists and...
13 February 2016
“Food Waste,” the ninth episode of “How Great Cities Are Fed,” a monthly talk show about urban food systems, hosted by Karen Karp & Partners founder/president Karen Karp with Ben Kerrick and airing on the Heritage Radio Network, focuses on the role of the middlemen in food distribution, and is now available for streaming or...
6 February 2016
Karen Karp, founder and president of Karen Karp & Partners, was the subject of an interview in the 2015 issue of Hand to Hand, the magazine of the Association of Children’s Museums. The wide-ranging interview explores KK&P’s work with the Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, where KK&P planned and implemented FoodShed, a reimagined café...
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...