Julia Shanks, chef and serial entrepreneur - works with food and agricultural entrepreneurs to assist them achieve operational and financial sustainability. She provides technical help and business coaching that permits them to launch, stabilize and grow their ventures. She's a regular lecturer on sustainable food systems, accounting and small business management; also sits on the advisory board of Future Chefs and can be now the regional leader of Slow Money Boston.
In 1997, following 5 years of cooking in restaurants, Julia started her first company, Interactive Cuisine. Through this innovative company, she supplied informal cooking courses in the comfort of the house kitchen. The business grew to comprise corporate franchising via cooking, also garnered local and national press – including Bon Appétit Magazine and The Boston Globe. Her next organization, CSACookbooks, made custom cookbooks for small farmers.
Julia received her BA from Hampshire College and an MBA, Magna Cum Laude, from Babson College. She's co-author of this Farmers Market Cookbook which received critical praise in The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald and Taste of the Seacoast; also has been cited as a benchmark in Michelle Obama’s American Grown. Her next book, The Farmer’s Office will be published in September 2016. In her miniature, urban garden in Cambridge, MA, she harvests vegetables seven months from the year.
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