Jenny Breen

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Jenny Breen, MPH
Professional Chef

Jenny Breen has been a professional chef in the Twin Cities since 1986. She is co-owner of Good Life Catering, a sustainable and whole foods catering business (and co –owner of The Good Life Café 1996-2001) She has been an advocate for local and sustainably raised foods, and has been working directly with farmers and producers since the mid 1980's. Jenny teaches cooking and nutrition to adults and children at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, in the Twin Cities Food Coops and with Twin Cities schools, and currently presents on mindful eating, sustainable food systems and cooking as a public health strategy through various programs at the University of Minnesota. She is a 2009 recipient of an Archibald Bush Foundation Leadership Fellowship and completed her MPH Nutrition at the University of Minnesota in 2011. Her first cookbook "Cooking up the Good Life" which emphasizes local, seasonal whole foods cooking for families, was released in April of 2011 from the University of Minnesota Press.