Author Archives: Peg Champion

About Peg Champion

Environmentalist, locavore and principle of Champion Organic Communications, a consultancy providing creative strategies that advance sustainability.

Sustainable Food: At the Heart of Sacred Heart Schools

“I didn’t think I was going to like it, but it was like, really good.” “Maple bacon ice cream rocks!” “Chef Michael is amazing!” High school students at Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton, California, are eating a new kind of school lunch … Continue reading

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Grazing in the Grass

On Creating a Sustainable Food System  “We can – and we must – do better.” Guest speaker Michael Dimock, president, Roots of Change, ended a thought-provoking discussion about our current food system with a message of hope. Dimock and Dan Imhoff, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Sustainability on November 8!

I’ve been involved with (read: it’s taken over my life) organizing an important food education event/celebration in Menlo Park that I hope some of my NorCal followers can attend: Grazing in the Grass, Creating a Sustainable Food System through Pastured Livestock … Continue reading

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Summer, To Be Continued…

It was August. Where were the tomatoes? June rains and mild temperatures throughout July and August had delayed the growing season. But, in September – finally! – the tomatoes had ripened and were appearing in CSA shipments and farmers’ markets in … Continue reading

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Mission Possible: Feed Your Family a Slow Meal at Fast-Food Prices

Slow Food USA has thrown down the gauntlet to members across the country: Prepare a healthy, nutritious dinner for the same price as a fast-food meal. Josh Viertel, president of Slow Food USA wants us all to take the $5 Challenge … Continue reading

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Welcome to my new, improved blog!

Welcome to my new blog! No longer up in the cloud with iWeb on Mobile me, I’ve moved to WordPress to increase facility and interactivity with my readers. I feel very lucky to live here in Northern California’s “Valley of … Continue reading

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Terra Madre Video

Here’s a short movie I created highlighting still images taken at Terra Madre, Slow Food’s global conference held in Torino, Italy in October, 2010. The movie premiered at the Collective Roots Martin Luther King Day of Service and was shown … Continue reading

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