words of wisdom from epicurus 2,300 years before scientists discovered the surprising link between gut bacteria and anxiety and the mind.
jerome, the bearded white wizard is telling a story about his son jerry ( sitting to his left in blue to the right of the fire ). we very much surprised jerry for his 50th birthday party. jerome and jerry are both very special people at organic valley.
as a side note, i’m wearing a green cape that says “captain grassmilk”, neon green socks, green shorts and green shirt. long story.
not sure why it took me so long to think about making stuffed crust pizza with organic valley mozzarella stringles but i’m glad it finally came to me! easy peasy to wrap the crust around a stringle and bake like usual.
woila – cheesy stuffed crust!
it’s hard to remember exactly when – probably close to 20 years ago – kris bought a 1961 edition of rodale press. she wanted to garden more and wanted to be organic which started us down a path of thinking about where are food comes from which many years later was a big reason why i was very excited to join organic valley ( 9 years ago?! ).
you might be at the organic valley annual meeting dinner if the center table beverage chilling on ice is deeeeelicious whole and chocolate milk.
a print of a very “vintage” foodservice poster concept from years ago featuring organic valley “continental” butter pats put together to look like stonehenge. if memory serves the concept was a joke done by designers but i always enjoyed the idea and kept it in the office.
it till amuses me that around 6 years ago I took a photo of me stealing peas from theresa marquez’s organic valley employee garden plot ( she was then the ov chief marketing officer ) and somehow it ended up on the wall of our employee cafe ( seen here on the left ). And even more improbably it survived the hq fire from a few years ago, and was put back up after the rehab and redesign of the cafe after the fire.