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LUNCH NYC HOSTS About Stacey Griffith   Stacey brings us her strong, sexy SOUL from Los Angeles where she was a premier spin instructor and celebrity trainer. Stacey combines dancing, athleticism, mind-blowing music and spirituality to her unique SoulCycle® full-body workout. She studied Ashtanga Yoga with Sri Pattabi Joyce in India, walked across 12-feet of […]

‘Tis The Season of Giving

‘Tis The Season of Giving ORIGINAL ARTICLE  This is the first of our CSR Cooperative “Philanthropic Travel” posts – it was shared with me by Avis Richards on location in Hawaii as I am literally “snowed in” in New York City! ‘Tis the week before New Years and all through the house not a creature is stirring not […]

The Audacious Dreams of “Judy Consumer” to Find a Cure

It is circa 1970 and a couple in New York learns the difficult news that their young son had Type 1 Diabetes. Wanting the best for their son – this couple did not just take their son to doctors and hospitals for treatment. They simply could not – would not – accept the status quo. […]

Documentary decries the food on school lunch trays

School lunch seems to be on everybody’s agendas these days, from First Lady Michelle Obama to chefs like Alice Waters and Jamie Oliver, to politicians being asked to spend a little more, to advocates and business people who say they can do a better job than the government. A documentary called “Lunch” takes a pretty […]

Q&A: Avis Richards, Producer, LunchNYC

On October 3, the 12-part LunchNYC series launched on the NYC Life channel-giving New Yorkers a good look at the way they “do lunch,” whether it involves fast food on-the-go or sustainable, organic, and healthy food produced locally or regionally. MetroGreenBusiness.com caught up with LunchNYC producer Avis Richards for a behind-the-scenes look. Q: How did […]

Filmmaker Shines Spotlight on School Lunches

Avis and Bruce Richards are putting their money where their mouths are. The documentary filmmaker and her husband, president of Marathon Asset Management, have created a documentary short called “Lunch,” which examines what children are eating through the National School Lunch Program and advocates for healthier meals in schools. Ms. Richards is now adapting the […]