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Emily Crumpacker

in Portland

Food, Humans & The Written Word

PRESENTED ON DEC 06, 2016
IN PORTLAND OR @ VOL 21

Emily Crumpacker is a connector, a business evangelist, reader, writer and storyteller who lives somewhere between optimism and bliss. Curiosity and adventure drive her and she never forgets a face! It is food, however, that has propelled her into work and a life so full it is hard to comprehend — her years in France as a chef’s assistant in a French culinary school, cooking along side Simone Beck and Julia Child -writing a couple of books, being a spokesperson, working as private chef for Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese and a stint selling Christmas trees—along with many other experiences—have all shaped her inquisitive enthusiasm and pure zest for life.

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Food Myths: Right or Wrong

BY JUDITH COULSON
@ VOL 6 ON OCT 03, 2012

In her presentation, nutritionist Judith Coulson questions the audience about the biggest food myths, and offers the proper answer. (in English)

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Analog Food

BY LULÚ DE PANBEHCHI
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 10, 2012

"If we are what we eat, and art reflects what we are, is the art that I make what I eat?" Lulú De Panbehchi asks this question as she is inspired with photography. To find her answer, she mixes some of her favorite foods (like chocolate and cookies) and favorite drinks (like wine) with the film in her camera and has fun with the results. 

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Slow Food

BY GINA STIPO
@ VOL 15 ON APR 14, 2015

From success stories to local initiatives, Gina explains the history and importance of the Slow Food movement.

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Wasting Food, Researching Food

BY JORDAN LAZELL
@ FOOD EVENT AT FARGO VILLAGE ON OCT 29, 2015

Jordan Lazell presents about his research at Coventry University into food waste and what we can do about it.

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In Food We Trust

BY DHURATA DANERI
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 18, 2015

Dhurata Daneri - Food Revolution Albania - In Food We Trust

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Nashville Food Trucks

BY MANUEL ZEITLIN
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 11, 2016

A look at evolving ethnic food trucks scene in Nashville.

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Slow Food a Global Movement

BY HELEN HILL
@ VOL 13 ON OCT 20, 2016

Helen Hill has just return from Europe, where she has continued her passion for the slow food movement.

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Chugability, Commodity Fetishism, and Other Analogs in Your Pint of Beer

BY BEN EDMUNDS
@ VOL 21 ON DEC 06, 2016

Ben Edmunds gives a freewheeling overview of the way that pleasure, labor and politics go into every pint of your favorite craft beer.

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Food for Thought

BY BRENT ARENA
@ VOL 14 ON FEB 09, 2017

As Chef and managing director of PePPi PePPi restaurant Brent Arena will be talking about the slow food movement, PePPi PePPi and their newest venture, healthy pre-made meals.