SOUL (seasonal, organic, unprocessed, local) Food Salon inspires, empowers and educates our community on how we can all live a healthier life and help create a healthier world in the process.
SOUL Food Salon serves as a platform to share ideas, gain practical knowledge on healthy cooking and create confidence in our participants on living a healthy life and ensuring a future healthy planet. We host a salon (a small gathering) event monthly featuring local chefs, health and wellness experts, and nutrition culinarians. We learn something new and expand our comfort zone through education, cooking, discussion and experimentation. Through these events, we hope to join the community in expanding the depth of understanding and learning of new ideas and techniques related to health and wellness. With this knowledge, we ultimately become stronger, healthier and better equipped to nourish and support ourselves, our families, each other and the members of our communities.
Who is behind SOUL Food Salon?
Click here to listen to Jeanne discuss Ikigai- Your Reason for Being- on the Lifetime Talks Podcast.
A short video about Jeanne
Jeanne Rosner is a medical doctor with a passion for teaching about better health, wellness and nutrition. For the past ten years she has been a nutrition educator at local middle and high schools in the Bay area. She teaches middle school and high school students the importance of eating food closest to the source, making good food choices and eating in a balanced and moderate way.
In 2011, Jeanne was involved in researching a list of nearly 80 “unacceptable ingredients” for the company Revolution Foods. This project opened her eyes to some of the dangers in our food supply. Revolution Foods feeds over one million freshly prepared, healthy meals per week to students across the country through their school lunch program. Their emphasis on eating food that is more whole and “real” and less processed is Jeanne's main message too.
Click here to listen to Jeanne being interviewed by Lesley Jane Seymour- Reinvent Yourself Podcast.
Click here to listen to the PATH podcast interview with Jeanne titled, Grounding Ourselves During Difficult Times.
"All of my life I have exercised regularly and I have tried to eat a healthy and well-balanced diet. I am a wife, a mother of 3 children, an avid fitness buff, and a voracious reader."
About our Partner
This year, we are excited to partner with Fresh Approach in launching the Mobile Farmers' Market in North Fair Oaks in Redwood City, CA.
Help us bring healthy, affordable, locally grown produce to food-insecure households.
Fresh Approach's mission is to create long-term change in local food systems by connecting California communities with healthy food from local farmers and expanding knowledge about food and nutrition. Their Mobile Farmers' Market puts the farmers’ market
on wheels, increasing access to fresh and local
produce in underserved neighborhoods in the
Bay Area. The market subsidizes the cost for
low-income customers by offering a 50% discount
to any shopper who receives a federal benefit such
as CalFresh (SNAP), Women Infants & Children (WIC),
SSI/SSDI (Disability), Medi-Cal, unemployment
benefits, and/or receives food pantry services.
By providing easy access to healthy food options
and removing financial barriers, the Mobile Farmers’
Market is a powerful tool to alleviate food insecurity
and improve dietary health outcomes among
Click here to join SOUL Food Salon in supporting
the Redwood City launch of the Mobile Farmers'
Market with a one-time or recurring donation!
2020 was a challenging year! 😅
What kept us going were the simple things...the simple joys...the simple foods.
Adding more plants to meals makes a difference, adding a variety of plants makes an even bigger impact to your health and the health of the planet. ⠀
Angie Neison, MD is a family medicine and culinary medicine physician who shares my passion for best ways to nourish ourselves. Checkout @flavors4wellnessMD.
We are simply two plant 🌱 loving 👩🏻⚕️Culinary Medicine Focused docs here to inspire you, share our knowledge in evidenced-based nutrition and help you navigate this 🌎 one delicious plant-filled recipe at a time.
We will share SIMPLE, YET FLAVORFUL, EASY, INEXPENSIVE, FAMILY-FRIENDLY, SEASONAL PLANT-rich recipes. Our hope is to inspire and educate you in being the healthiest you can be!