Food Tank spoke with Eileen Gordon, the Founder of Barnraiser, who will be speaking at the Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.
Eileen Gordon Chiarello is the founder of Barnraiser, a fast-growing community that makes it easy for anyone to discover, share, fund and buy from the people and brands who are shaping how we farm, eat and live. She and her husband, Chef & TV host Michael Chiarello, are proprietors of Chiarello Vineyards – sustainably farmed vineyards in Napa Valley – Bottega & Coqueta restaurants, Emmy-winning TV shows and food products that inspire the celebration of everyday rituals around the table. Her passion for story, legacy and sustainability led her to create Dirt-to-Dine Adventure Camps for kids at Connolly Ranch before launching Barnraiser in 2014. Barnraiser was named to the Rodale 100 for innovation in healthy & wellness, and has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, Conscious Company, Food & Wine, Sunset, National Geographic, Civil Eats and more. Follow us fb/barnraiserus, @barnraiser and @eileengordon11.