Steve says: One thing that we need to change in the food system is to open our hearts, open our eyes, open our minds, and extend a hand. We need a hand up and not a hand out. I want people to walk with me and work with me. What we need is people to […]
One thing that we can all do to help change the food system is just educate ourselves about what’s out there, what alternatives are out there. And also, I’m a true believer that we need to work from the bottom up but also from the top down and we have to address some of these […]
As program director of “A Greener World,” I’m working with farmers and certifications that allow a consumer to identify farming practices and how they interact with their personal beliefs.
I’m the founder of the Chef Ann Foundation, and what we do is help school districts all across the country segue from highly processed to scratch cooked food. So we’re really trying to get kids and their parents to understand how important fresh fruits, fresh vegetables, healthy proteins are; how important it is that they […]
What I’m doing to try to change the food system is really create a lot of awareness and momentum around stories that can inspire all of us, whether we’re eaters, or farmers, or business people, or those in the funding and donor communities. Food Tank, my organization, is really just built to inspire us all […]
I’m the founder and executive director of Ampleharvest.org, which is a nationwide program in all 50 states bridging the excess food we have to the desperate need we have for that food in the same community on a national basis. So I’ve really stepped up and said I’ve figured out a way to empower people […]
One thing that’s been so amazing to me when I’ve looked at my career over the last 15 years is how far that we’ve come as a movement and the fact that food is really on our collective consciousness these days. Consumers are educating themselves more and more about how food is produced in this […]
So what I do is I work at this interface between research and policy, and really specifically on this issue of antibiotic resistance. So I’ll go from being in the lab using advanced genomic techniques to understand the spread of superbugs to then working with policy makers to help shape evidence based policies that protect […]