Strawberry Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

serves 4 6-8 cups fresh baby spinach 8 fresh strawberrries (about 2 berries per salad), hulled and sliced 4 ounces fresh goat cheese several slices purple onion, thinly sliced sliced almonds Balsamic Vinaigrette 1 tbsp balsamic vinaigrette 1 tbsp red … Continue reading

Meet the Candidates: Kwong Chew

Occupation: Self employed Education: University of Oregon, Gold Gate University (San Francisco), Business and Humanities Business Experience: 15+ years ago, in San Francisco, I started and operated two fine-dining restaurants and a fresh food manufacturing and distribution business that serviced … Continue reading

Meet the Candidates: Debbie Plass

Occupation: VP Marketing & Business Development, Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Healthcare Education: Masters in Organizational Development, Registered Nurse Business Experience: Marketing, Communications, and Business Development experience Board/Community Leadership Experience: Former President of BriarPatch Board, Nevada County Economic Resource Council Board … Continue reading

Meet the Candidates: Mark Warner

Occupation: Certified Public Accountant Education: MBA, UCLA; BS, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; AAS, Milwaukee School of Engineering Business Experience: Former Finance Manager, BriarPatch; 15 years private practice CPA; Director of Finance, Herrick Medical Center; Director of Financial Planning, Seton Medical … Continue reading

Meet the Candidates: Robert W. Zeuner

Occupation: Retired Education: Williams (B.A), Stanford Law School (LL.B.), Drew Seminary (B.D.) Business Experience: Pastoral, legal, real estate Board/Community Leadership Experience: Member, Board of Directors, Burlington, Vermont Co-op and San Luis Obispo, California Co-op Year Joined BriarPatch: 2008 Endorsements: Elke … Continue reading

Meet the candidates: Louise Jones

Occupation: Retired Information Technology Analyst/Project Manager, Raw Food Chef and Trainer Education: State University of New York, Education/Behavorial Sciences, Aerobics and Fitness Association of America Group and Personal Trainer Certifications, Living Light Institute, Raw Food Chef and Trainer, Modern Gourmet … Continue reading

Meet the Candidates: David Edwards

Occupation and Business Experience: My occupation has changed often in the last 50 years. In 1970 I managed Western Institute for Group and Family Therapy, an educational training center for professional psychotherapists. Our commercial kitchen would prepare fine meals for … Continue reading