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Brenda Langton

Award winning chef and 3-time restaurateur, Brenda Langton was instrumental in developing our current meal offerings. Brenda is the owner of critically acclaimed Spoonriver restaurant in Minneapolis and founder of the Mill City Farmer's Market. Brenda also serves as a Senior Fellow with the University of Minnesota's Center for Spirituality and Healing and teaches courses to the community about healthy cooking and eating. 

Alice Shapiro, PhD, RDN, LN

Dr. Alice Shapiro contributed her extensive knowledge in the nutritional needs and experiences of patients undergoing treatment to develop appropriate meal offerings. Dr. Shapiro is a retired practicing oncology dietician/nutritionist and consulting senior research scientist at the Health Partners Institute. She also serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota Department of Food Science and Nutrition. Alice's research includes national multi-center clinical trials evaluating the effects of nutrition on cancer incidence and recurrence.