Inhaling Wellness! A Balanced Approach to Nutrition Education: An interview with Ilene Cohen

Ilene Cohen, MS, RDN, CDN, CDE, C-IAYT, is an NYC-based, nationally recognized Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, and IAYT-certified yoga therapist. Ilene has been an RD since 2000 and a yoga teacher since 2007 and is credentialed as a Certified Yoga Therapist by the International Association of Yoga Therapists. An […]

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Waste Warrior: An Interview with Thomas McQuillan

Thomas McQuillan joined Baldor Specialty Foods, Inc. located in the Bronx, New York in 2015.  At Baldor he reports to the President of company developing a number of strategic initiatives. Tasked with creating a strategic plan to make Baldor more sustainable, Thomas spearheaded the SparCs (scraps spelled backwards) initiative to reduce food waste throughout the company. Baldor’s […]

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Savoring Sustainability: An interview with Abby Cannon JD, RD, CDN

Abby Cannon JD, RD, CDN is the founder of Abby’s food court! She is a Registered Dietician Nutritionist on a mission to teach others how to live an eco-friendly life. Abby is a sustainability expert. She uses her passion and impressive social media following to share her message. She runs a blog offering information on […]

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Edible Entrepreneur: An Interview with Scott Keatley, RD, CDN

Scott Keatley is Registered Dietitian and entrepreneur. Labeled “a community nutrition vanguard,” a nutrition communications expert, as well as a founder of impactful nutrition related businesses. Keatley has extensive media involvement as executive producer of Healthy Soul, Deliciously Diverse and Whatcha Makin’. Wellness programs that served up everything food, from cooking and nutritional education to wellness trends, health, […]

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Passionate Professor: An interview with Maria Biondi, RDN, CDN

Maria Biondi Registered Dietician Nutritionist uses her knowledge to inspire and help others live a healthy life. She fills the role of both adjunct professor in the Queens College Nutrition and Dietetics department and holds a full time position at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens as a NYPBeHealthy Wellbeing Coach. Maria works to support employees on their wellness […]

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Coding Cuisine: An Interview with Ying Zhou

Ying Zhou is the executive director of the Tech Incubator at Queens College, which currently has 20 companies in residence, including SIMMER, the program which created Seasonal Sammy. Ying is an information technology professional with broad experience in project and program management. She is passionate about cross-sector and interdisciplinary collaboration, innovation, design and design thinking, emerging technology, entrepreneurship and digital […]

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The Art of Wellness: An interview with Alison Greene (MS. Art Education)

Alison Greene/Myers is a dedicated elementary art teacher. She received her master’s degree in Art Education from Pratt University. She works to inspire children through art education at Evergreen Charter School. The mission behind Evergreen is to “pledge to protect the Earth, respect the web of life upon it, and to honor the dignity of […]

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There is a Doctor in the House: An interview with Dr. Sherr founder of Northport Wellness Center

Doctor Sherr has been practicing chiropractic care since 1980. He has a bachelor’s degree in both biology and psychology, as well as his PHD in chiropractic care from New York Chiropractic College. He is a past board member/regional director of the Whole Health Institute and the New York Chiropractic Council. He is a member of […]

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Amazingly Organic: An interview with Tim Dooley from Youngs Farm

Youngs Farm History: Youngs Farm was founded in 1893 as a result of a marriage between the Youngs and the Hegemans (the farm is located on Hegeman’s Lane). Currently the 4th and 5th generation of the Youngs Family operate and manage the business. Formerly a wholesale operation, they now sell nearly everything they produce out […]

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Kosher Kindness: An Interview with Masbia Soup Kitchen

Masbia is a nonprofit soup kitchen network and food pantry, everyday providing hot, nutritious meals for hundreds of New Yorkers in desperate need of food. Alongside our hot-meal program, we also give out bags of much needed groceries every week to those with not enough at home, through our weekend take-home package program. Masbia works to […]

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