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Shanta Nimbark Sacharoff grew up in Gujarat, India and came to the United States in 1964 to attend college in New York. Shanta moved to San Francisco in 1973, where she became active in the Food Conspiracy, an organization of food buying clubs. Shanta later became a founding member of The San Francisco Bay Area’s Peoples Food System, a grassroots movement of a fair food distribution that created several food distributing venues and community store fronts. She is currently a co-owner of Other Avenues, a worker-owned food cooperative in San Francisco’s Sunset District. Shanta writes articles about food, nutrition and cooking for India Currents and other publications. Shanta also teaches vegetarian cooking classes.
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