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Your Donation Funds Dynamic Food-for-Change Programs like Mountain Roots

February 3, 2016
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Our individual donors have been VITAL to the launch of our Growing Leaders Fund programs, and we are so grateful! The Culinary Trust looks forward to expanding our Growing Leaders programs in 2016, as we continue to fund more projects tackling today’s most important food issues. Can you help us? Please click now to give. […]

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Growing Leaders First Multimedia Immigrant Food Writing Workshop Supports New Voices in Food Issues

December 1, 2015
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By Alexa Van de Walle, Treasurer, TCT Board of Trustees Last month, The Culinary Trust launched its Growing Leaders Food Writing Program with an action-packed multimedia journalism workshop, “Food in 2 Worlds”, which focused on telling immigrant food stories using sound. A diverse group of 12 journalists traveled to New York from near and far […]

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Culinary Trust’s First Food Writing Fellows To Be Announced Soon

October 29, 2015
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The Culinary Trust is thrilled to announce the launch of the latest edition to our Growing Leaders programs: Cause-based Food Writing Fellowships at print and online sites across the country. These two- to four-month long paid fellowships will help food writers early in their careers develop their skills and unique voice, learn more about food […]

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GET YOUR TICKETS NOW for The Sweet Spot: Nov 5 – Seattle – A Benefit for The Culinary Trust’s New Food Writing Program

October 15, 2015
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Join us for “The Sweet Spot” in Seattle on November 5 for an evening of delicious food and food-focused entertainment to celebrate and benefit The Culinary Trust’s new Food Writing Program. TICKETS: http://sweetspotseattle2015.bpt.me/ “The Sweet Spot” will offer delicious desserts as well as heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine and cocktails, and feature a talk by Joe […]

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The Culinary Trust Announces “Food in 2 Worlds” Multimedia Food Journalism Workshop In NY

July 6, 2015
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The Culinary Trust is excited to announce a partnership with Feet in Two Worlds and New School in New York to present the “Food in 2 Worlds” multimedia journalism workshop, which will focus on food stories from immigrant communities. Attendance is limited to just 12 participants, and is an incredible opportunity to work closely with […]

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Introducing Our First Growing Leaders Fund Grant Winner

May 13, 2015
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The Culinary Trust is thrilled to announce the first recipient of our Growing Leaders Scott Givot Leadership Grant, Marta Pozsonyi. Pozsonyi is the director of the Turda Gastronomy Centre in Transylvania, Romania, with a mission to provide youth education in food through practical application and research, while developing an awareness and appreciation of the rich […]

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Applications Now Open for 2015 Growing Leaders Professional Development Opportunities

April 27, 2015
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Applications are now open for The Culinary Trust 2015 Growing Leaders Professional Development Internships. Our many incredible opportunities with food-issues focused nonprofits across the U.S. include placements at: City Harvest Purple Asparagus Spoons Across America Food Day (coming soon) John Besh Foundation (coming soon) SeeFood Media (coming soon) Center for Urban Education About Sustainable Agriculture  […]

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Buy IACP Award-Winning Cookbooks and Support The Culinary Trust

March 21, 2014
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The International Association of Culinary Professionals has been our supporting organization for 30 years, and we’re pleased to feature through our new Amazon “Shop and Give” Store a collection of fantastic cookbooks that have received the prestigious IACP Award. Every book presented has been voted the best of its genre, and every purchase through our […]

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From Our Board Chair: Getting Involved On Your Own Terms

March 20, 2014
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By Ken Rubin, CCP, TCT Board Chair I recently had an opportunity to spend some quality time with Scott Givot, a past president of IACP. Scott journeyed from his home in Oslo, Norway to revel in the festivities surrounding Feast — a premier food event in Portland, Oregon. Givot’s vision and support, coupled with the […]

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Feast for the Future of Food: Chicago Raises More Than $20K for Growing Leaders Fund

March 4, 2014
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“A Feast for the Future of Food” brought together an inspiring group of guest chefs to celebrate The Culinary Trust’s 30th Anniversary.  The evening offered a multi-sensory interactive experience that highlighted constructive, educational, and delicious ideas for creating a powerful shift in our food system, and raised more than $20,000 to seed The Culinary Trust’s […]

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