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    Over the course of this essay, I am going to present to you the life of Alice Waters and how she became who she is today. Alice was born on April 28th, 1944 and grew up in Chatham, New Jersey. Her parents are Charles and Margaret Waters. Alice Waters is married to Stephen Singer, and they have one daughter named Fanny. When Alice was a child, her family and her never went out because her mother always had home cooked meals ready. She grew up in the WWII era and everybody had to ration their food. Propaganda was everywhere, telling people to grow their own gardens because food was scarce in stores. Alice’s family called their garden the “victory garden.” She has always been interested in the art of food, and it shows through her childhood actions. For example, she once made a halloween costume entirely from fresh produce. She made a crown from asparagus stalks, and called…

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    The project that I chose to assess is the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley (ESYB) project. The ESYB is a community nutrition project that is currently taking place in the city of Berkeley in California. The community in Berkeley is very diverse with people of many different cultures, ethnicities, ages, incomes and occupations. The target population, of the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley project, includes the students from grades 6 through 8 at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School, also called King…

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    small growers and artisan producers, safeguard the environment, and promote biodiversity*. Some people believe farm-to-table means all the food is organic, which is not necessarily true. ‘Certified organic’ means that the food has the seal of approval from the USDA using incredibly strict guidelines. Farm-to-table cooking is about preparing and eating the freshest food you can find. This concept has changed the way people look at food and has made them truly care about what they’re buying, how…

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    Alice Waters: Chef -Author, and Her Contributions to the World of Culinary Arts Sustenance through food is an ongoing evolution. Hunters and gathers fed themselves through a nomadic existence, but as these individuals domesticated animals and began farming, communities evolved, thus the first exchanges in food products and styles in cookery arose. Throughout the decades that have followed, there are many notable personages, who influenced the evolution of food. They range from Boulanger with…

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    Oblivious Eaters Society has a distorted view of food: What it is made out of, where it comes from and how it is grown or produced. We as people should come together to educate each other on how processed food appears on grocery store shelves, how it affects our bodies, and how it affects the environment around us to help us make better decisions when it comes to interactions with food. In an article written by Wendell Berry called, “The Pleasures of Eating”, he describes eating as an…

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    Rick Bayless is a chef that specializes in Mexican cuisine. He has opened up many of his own restaurant between Chicago and Los Angeles. He has a total of six restaurant and one catering company. His first restaurant he opened up was Frontera Grill which is located in Chicago. He also opened up Topolobampo which specializes in fine dining in Mexican cuisine. Bayless has been in many TV shows and has won many awards as well as written many cookbooks. He is a chef that contemporizes Mexican…

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    Rick Bayless is a chef that specializes in Mexican cuisine. He has opened up many of his own restaurants between Chicago and Los Angeles. He has a total of six restaurants and one catering company. His first restaurant he opened up was Frontera Grill, which is located in Chicago. He also opened up Topolobampo which specializes in fine dining in Mexican cuisine. Bayless has been in many TV shows and has won many awards as well as written many cookbooks. He is a chef that contemporizes Mexican…

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    the story of Alice, a girl who goes on an adventure in Wonderland in a dream. The novel, usually shortened to Alice in Wonderland, falls into the fantasy genre. The novel main setting is in the fantasy world, where Alice finds herself inside a rabbit hole and Wonderland. The setting in the beginning and the ending of the story, however, is in the river bank. Carroll divided the book into twelve chapters, each taking the audience through Alice’s fantasy world while in her dreams. In this paper, I…

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    appearance and the comparisons between her and other famous female figures. At the start of Rebecca, the narrator describes herself as a “little scrubby schoolboy with a passion for a sixth-form prefect” and had a “youthful, unpowdered face” which shows how young she was when she was working for Mrs Van Hopper. It is safe to say that Maxim, not unlike the reader, sees the narrator as a child despite them being married. For example, he insists three times that the narrator dress up as Alice in…

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    ‘You must leave Wonderland immediately, the great and powerful Queen of Hearts is after you. When she finds out you are here she will not stop until you are her prisoner.’ ‘Why what is wrong? What has happened that she needs me.” A worried look came across my face. ‘Please help me get home before it's too late.’ A tear ran down my cheek. The Mad Hatter hugged me and said ‘he would never let her take me.’ I hugged him back harder and the rest of the animals at the table all hugged me too. At…

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