Bernardo comes from a long line of knife grinders. IN 1950, his dad Antonio migrated from Italy to Canada and start a knife sharpening service. This service provided the customer with a knife and then exchanged it every week with a sharp knife.
Food for Thought (FFT) was organized by a group of concerned parents, educators and growers who first came together in the spring of 2002 to improve the nutritional status and food awareness of children in the Ojai Unified School District (OUSD).
Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project (ANV) elevates life in Oakland and beyond by challenging oppressive dynamics and environments through urban farming. Founded and led mainly by women of color from the surrounding neighborhood and larger community, ANV creates a safe and creative outdoor space for children, youth, and families in East Oakland, CA.
Ten years ago, my wife Patricia and I had a big dream to start World Central Kitchen. We envisioned an organization that would create smart solutions to hunger and poverty, and for many years we saw an amazing impact through our clean cookstoves initiative, culinary training programs, and social enterprise ventures that empower communities and strengthen economies.
After 40 years of making our staple line of German knives, we went back to the drawing board to reinvent the way German knives are made. After two years of development, the result is our new Messermeister Custom line and it’s a game-changer.
This is my favorite German chef knife so far, and the best German knife for Japanese knife lovers.This is seriously, one of the best German knives in my kitchen, and my wife also loves this knife. It's stays nice and sharp, has a thin cutting profile, and the olive wood handle is one of the best real wood handles I have used. It's curvy and and shapely, and very comfortable to hold.
Messermeister is passionate about young adults learning the art of cooking. There are more and more kids that leave home for college or pursue a career that can’t perform a simple task like boiling an egg.