Archive for Joe Lencioni

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Meeting Minutes — November 17, 2009

Present: Lisa Heldke, Joe Lencioni, Stacey Gerken, Judy Douglass, Sujay Rao, Rebecca Welp, Deborah Downs Meiers, Jim Dontje, Mike Stehlik, Phil Finnochario, Steve Kjellgren Chief agenda item: “Continuing” the discussion of an ethical decision making framework for the Dining Service. Given the concrete issue currently on the table before us (water bottles), I propose that […]

Who Owns Your Favorite Organic Brands?

Do you drink Odwalla smoothies? That’s a Coca-Cola product. Horizon milk? Dean owns that. Dagoba chocolate? You’re eating a Hershey bar. Philip H. Howard, PhD, an assistant professor at Michigan State University has produced a set of Information Graphics that give a good overview of the organic industry structure.

Watch The Botony of Desire

PBS is currently running  a special based on Michael Pollan’s best-selling book, The Botany of Desire, in which he explores the question, “do plants use humans as much as we use them?” …this special takes viewers on an eye-opening exploration of the human relationship with the plant world, seen from the plants’ point of view. […]

Meeting Minutes — October 20, 2009

Present: Jim Dontje, Judy Douglass, Deborah Downs Miers, Phil Finnochario, Stacey Gerken, Chris Hall, Lisa Heldke, Steve Kjellgren, Joe Lencioni, Marilla MacGregor, Sujay Rao, Mike Stehlik Chief agenda item: “Continuing” the discussion of an ethical decision making framework for the Dining Service. Given the concrete issue currently on the table before us (water bottles), I […]

Minneapolis-St. Paul Atlas of Ethical Eating

Looking for a good place for dinner but are worried that eating out may compromise your ethics? Worry no more. The Heavy Table (a Twin Cities-based magazine telling the stories of food and drink in the Upper Midwest), Danny Schwartzman of Common Roots, veterinarian Will Winter of Thousand Hills Cattle company, and Jane Rosemarin from Slow Food Minnesota […]

What’s Inside a Cup of Coffee?

According to this story at Wired, it’s caffeine, water, 2-ethylphenol, quinic acid, 3,5 dicaffeoylquinic acid, dimethyl disulfide, acetylmethylcarbinol, putrescine, trigonelline, and niacin. Missing from the list: happiness. What’s Inside a Cup of Coffee?

National Food Holidays

Looking for a reason to celebrate? How about National Greasy Foods Day on October 25th, National Pickle Day on November 14th, or Eat Beans Day on July 3rd? The Online Recipe Box has a list of National Food Holidays for every day of the year.

Guide to Creating Digital Signage Images

Dining Services has embarked on a pilot project with GTS to provide digital signs in the Market Place. The sign simply rotates through a series of images. To get your message on the sign, you must create an image and submit it to Dining Services for approval and inclusion in the rotation. If you’d like […]

The Future of Food

The Future Of Food offers an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind engineered foods that have quietly filled U.S. grocery store shelves for the past decade.

Meeting Minutes – April 21, 2009

Present: Kimberly Braun, Jim Dontje, Stacey Gerken, Lisa Heldke, Steve Kjellgren, Joe Lencioni, Sujay Rao, Jordan Walker, Rebecca Welp Reports Dining Service Director Steve reported that Bruce Johnson’s market research classes have been conducting two different nutrition surveys with students. One survey focuses on what students know; the other on what students do. It will […]