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Chashma Heinze is currently completing a diploma in Sustainable Community Development at Simon Fraser with a concentration on city Food Policy. Her previous education includes a BA, as well as industrial design and culinary studies in Europe. She is interested in all things food: her food play is known for a pinch of the absurd, a dash of local and a dose of tasty ingenuity designed to leave your belly and intellect hungry for more."