Kitchen Cabinet

Advisory body to Dining Services

April 2016 Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes:

Kitchen Cabinet April 18, 2016 Abby Nistler, Hayley Nemmers, Kaitlyn Bicek, Brady Kelley, Chuck Niederriter, Patrick Neri, Erin Baumann, Gwen Saliares, Danny Pavek, Audi Dickey, James Dontje, Steve Kjellgren, Lisa Heldke, Margo Druschel, George Elliott, Paul Matzke, Molly Yunkers Greens The Greens will have a lot going on celebrating Earth Week. The following activities are […]

Salad Greens Soon!

Joe, from the Minnesota Valley Action Council Food Hub delivered today. In food land, it’s still the end of the winter; his truck contained just eggs and onions. But Joe reports that “next week, or maybe the week after,” there will be greens. Wait for it!   Meanwhile, gardener Adam Ellefson reports that he’s seen […]

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes March 2016

Brady Kelley, Margo Druschel, Gwen Saliares, Danny Pavek, Erin Baumann, George Elliott, Steve Kjellgren, Audi Dickey, Molly Yunkers,  Abby Nistler, Hayley Nemmers, Jeri Miller, Jim Dontje, Paul Matzke, Lisa Heldke, Kaitlin Bicek, Caitlyn Rese, Jana Elliott, Patrick Neri   Brainstorming for Questions and Topics around the Table conversation that is happening on the Wednesday after […]

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes February 2016

Brady Kelley, Jessica Braun, Gwen Saliares,Cameron Reischauer, George Elliott, Chuck Niederriter, Steve Kjellgren, Audi Dickey, Molly Yunkers, Abby Nistler, Hayley Nemmers, Jeri Miller, Jim Dontje, Paul Matzke, Lisa Heldke, Jesse Womack Greens Compost Gusties after dark and Earth week are upcoming events. Compost Committee – This committee wrapped up the project and there are about […]

Bye, bye carrots…but is that lettuce on the horizon?

This morning, the driver from Minnesota Valley Action Council bringing the day’s Food Hub delivery reported that “this is the last of the carrots in storage from last summer. We’re down to eggs, onions, potatoes…and a couple other root crops.” Yep, it’s winter in Minnesota. But don’t despair! He ALSO reported that it won’t be […]

January 2016 Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes

Kitchen Cabinet January 11, 2016 Margo Druschel, Erin Kuiper, Brady Kelley, Jessica Braun, Gwen Saliares,Cameron Reischauer, George Elliott , Chuck Niederriter, Mark Hanson , Steve Kjellgren, Audi Dickey, Molly Yunkers, Charlie Keller, Abby Nistler, Hayley Nemmers, Jeri Miller, Amos Johnson, James Dontje, Fair Trade The Fair Trade designation was discussed. Student Senate and the Cabinet […]

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes November 2015

Kitchen Cabinet November 16, 2015 Margo Druschel, Erin Kuiper, Brady Kelley, Jessica Braun, Warren Wunderlich, Gwen Saliares, Kailey Holmes, Laura Wilberts, Caitlyn Riese, Cameron Reischauer, Herchran Singh, George Elliott , Paul Matzke, Chuck Niederriter, Patrick Neri, Jana Elliott(SAVE), Kaitlyn Bicek(SAVE), Mark Hanson , Steve Kjellgren, Lisa Heldke, Lindsay Rothschiller , JJ Akin, Audi Dickey Question […]

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes December 2015

Kitchen Cabinet December 14, 2015 Margo Druschel, Erin Kuiper, Brady Kelley, Kailey Holmes, Cameron Reischauer, George Elliott , Paul Matzke, Patrick Neri, Kaitlyn Bicek(SAVE), Mark Hanson , Lisa Heldke, Audi Dickey, Amos Johnson, Abby Nistler Fair Trade Abby and Margo discussed the success of Gustavus becoming a Fair Trade College. It has not been publicly […]

Kitchen Cabinet Conversation: Sustainability and Fair Trade Initiatives!

The second in a series of “Kitchen Cabinet Conversations” (or was that Confrontations, Lisa Heldke?) was hosted in the EYDR on October 14. This conversation focused on environmental sustainability and fair trade. Several organizations with links to the Kitchen Cabinet participated in our conversation, which featured fair trade chocolate and tea, a pedal powered battery […]

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes October 2015

Kitchen Cabinet October 12, 2015 Jeri Miller, Margo Druschel, George Elliott , Paul Matzke, Chuck Niederriter, Patrick Neri, Jana Elliott(SAVE), Kaitlyn Bicek(SAVE), Mark Hanson , Steve Kjellgren, Lisa Heldke, Lindsay Rothschiller , JJ Akin, Andi Dickey, Erin Kuiper, Abby Nistler (Fair Trade) Fair Trade Margo and Abby discussed how Gustavus is working towards becoming a […]