Behind the Plate

BEHIND THE PLATE: JUSTIN AIELLO

Justin Aiello @olivettefarm is the Farm Manager at Olivette Farm, a biodiverse, organic vegetable farm located just north of downtown Asheville, North Carolina. His journey to farming has taken some twists and turns—from geography to landscaping, and from Georgia to the Adirondack Mountains of New York,…

July 18, 2016
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BEHIND THE PLATE: KRISTEN BEDDARD

Kristen Beddard @KristenBeddard is the queen of kale in France—she reintroduced kale to French farmers! One thing led to another, and The Kale Project is now a bi-lingual blog that teaches about kale, helps locate it in France, and provides recipe inspiration too. Tell us…

July 11, 2016
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BEHIND THE PLATE: OLIVIA PARKER

Olivia Parker is the Program Manager at Edible Schoolyard NYC‘s Public School 216 in Brooklyn. And she takes Know Your Farmer to a whole new level—Olivia’s school-aged kids are farming for themselves! Right here in New York. For those unfamiliar with Edible Schoolyard, please…

July 4, 2016
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BEHIND THE PLATE: EVA FOWLER

Eva Fowler, Associate Director of Programs & Communications at ReFED, is working hard at making #NoFoodWaste a reality on a national level. ReFED has set the Roadmap for decreasing food waste, and it’s time for all of us to jump on board. What is ReFED,…

June 27, 2016
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BEHIND THE PLATE: EMILY BROAD LEIB

Emily Broad Leib is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and the Director of the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC). #NoFoodWaste is a significant piece of her life’s work. How do you define good food? To me, good food…

June 20, 2016
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BEHIND THE PLATE: KEITH CARR

Keith Carr, City Harvest‘s Healthy Neighborhoods Manager, takes #NoFoodWaste to a whole new level. Not only does he rescue food that would otherwise go to waste, but he gets it to those who need it most. Please tell us about City Harvest. Founded in 1982 here…

June 13, 2016
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BEHIND THE PLATE: DANA GUNDERS

Dana Gunders is a Senior Scientist at the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) whose work to rescue food waste has been featured by CNN, NBC, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fox Business, NPR, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and many more. She is…

June 6, 2016
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BEHIND THE PLATE: ANNA LAPPÉ

Anna Lappé is a bestselling author and food educator, focusing on food systems and sustainability. She has started numerous highly acclaimed food sustainability projects, and her latest book was named one of the best environmental books of the year. As one of TIME magazine’s…

June 2, 2016
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HOW TO BE A ZERO

BE A ZERO! PRATICE #NOFOODWASTE Did you know that we waste up to 40% of our food? Almost half! To put it in perspective, that’s about 400 pounds per American every year—wasted. Yet one in seven people in the US is food insecure. We…

May 30, 2016