Food Tank spoke with Ali Berlow, the author of “The Food Activist Handbook,” who will be speaking at the Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.
Ali Berlow is the author ‘The Food Activist Handbook – Big & Small Things You Can Do to Help Provide Fresh, Healthy Food for Your Community’ (Foreword by Alice Randall) and ‘The Mobile Poultry Slaughterhouse – Building a Humane Chicken Processing Unit to Strengthen Your Local Food System’ (Foreword by Temple Grandin). Ali is a sought-after writer, speaker and lecturer in food activism, humane slaughter, and resiliency. Her NPR essays entitled ‘A Cook’s Notebook’ is available on PRX (www.prx.org). She is currently the co-host of The Local Food Report airing on the NPR stations, WCAI/WNAN (www.capeandislands.org), produced by Atlantic Public Media (www.atlantic.org).
Ali is the founding editor and now co-publisher along with her husband, Sam Berlow, of Edible Vineyard magazine (www.ediblevineyard.com) and she is the founding executive director of Island Grown Initiative (www.islandgrown.org). Originally from Madison, Wiscconsin, Ali lives on Martha’s Vineyard and Putney, Vermont with her family.