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Mary Pitman of Mary’s Free-Range Chickens

Mary’s Free-Range Chicken is now a third-generation family owned business that has operated since 1954. They are proudly working on their fourth generation as Mary Pitman’s grandsons have begun coming to help out at their facilities. From 1998-2003, Mary’s son started five chicken farms during his time attending Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. From …

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Alumni Interview: Madeleine Welsch

About Madeleine:Madeleine Welsch (she/her) is a Brooklyn-based illustrator, art director, and animator. Her experience with Turning Green fostered her passion for visual communication. Madeleine has been an artist-in-residence at The Center at Eagle Hill in Hardwick, Massachusetts, The Sitka Fellows Program in Sitka, Alaska, and the Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, California. Finding her freelance …

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Food is Power: The Revitalization of Original California Cuisine by Two Ohlone Activists

Given the vastness of the Bay Area’s food scene, it can be difficult to pinpoint a singular reigning influence. The melting pot of cuisines and their corresponding origins makes for an alluring array of dining options. However, representation of one cuisine was severely lacking until just a couple of years ago: the original, pre-colonial, Indigenous …

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