Bryant Terry gives a healthy cooking demo at the Bayview Farmer’s Market. He is an eco chef, food justice activist, and author of Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen and the forthcoming Vegan Soul Kitchen: Fresh, Healthy, and Creative African-American Cuisine.
Ariel Zevon @ LACE - Local Agricultural Community Exchange is an activist organization founded by Warren Zevon's daughter Ariel Zevon and others, dedicated to supporting family farming, farmer's markets, organic food, and urban/rural relations.
Meet the urban farmers of bk farmyards in Brooklyn, New York. Pictured is Elizabeth Ayer, "farmer-in-chief and ecological consultant. She has ten years organic farming experience with five years in urban agriculture. She is a certified organic farmer and studied Horticulture at the University of California Santa Cruz. As the Farm Director and Caretaker at Wyckoff Community Garden and Farmers Market, she taught entrepreneurship to youth, helping them to start garden-based value added…
Our Founding Farmer, Mike Kandefer, proudly standing amongst a few of his DIVINE heirloom and organic tomato plants! Urban Oaks Organic Farm in New Britain Connecticut 225 Oak Street in New Britain, Connecticut 06051 firstname.lastname@example.org 860.223.6200 http://www.blog.urbanoaks.org/
Michel Nischan Chef/Owner Dressing Room Westport Chef Michel Nischan is an award-winning chef, including two James Beard awards, a leader in the sustainable food movement, and president and co-founder of Wholesome Wave — a nonprofit organization that creates nationwide programs that support small- and mid-sized local farmers and make fresh, healthy, locally grown foods available to all people, regardless of income.
ALIA WALKER is co-founder of Earthskeepers, a non-profit urban farming program located at the Kingsessing Recreation Center where she and her students maintain a farm, hoophouse, and orchard, as well as onsite farmers market. Earthskeepers goal is to improve community access to fresh organic produce. “We grow community, grow youth, and grow peace by promoting a just and sustainable food system,” Alia says. “We believe everyone has a right to affordable, healthy, and culturally appropriate…
Angelic Organics Learning Center is dedicated to helping urban and rural people build local food systems. The organization offers opportunities to grow healthy food, connect with farmers and the land, and learn agricultural and leadership skills through their programs at partner farms and urban growing sites in northern Illinois.
EWG Action Fund board member and food activist Robyn OBrien joins the Just Label It campaign and Food, Inc. director Robby Kenner to support our right to know whether our food contains genetically engineered ingredients (GMO). Whats in our food matters!