Food Heroes

Goldman Environmental Prize Recipient: Rossano Ercolini

Goldman Prize winner, Rossano Ercolini fought to keep a waste incinerator from being built in his village and advocated for sustainable waste management.

Food Hero Series: Larry Jacobs, NRDC Growing Green Organic Farming Pioneer

Food hero Larry Jacobs, a pioneer in the organic food movement, is an NRDC Growing Green winner of the Food Leader award.

Navdanya: Saving Seeds to Save a Culture

Navdanya and its female seed savers work towards the preservation of India’s culture and agriculture.

Ashoka Changemakers Announces “Nutrients for All” Competition

Ashoka Changemakers, the largest organization of social entrepreneurs, is launching a new competition entitled Nutrients for All: Vitality for People and the Pl

Goldman Environmental Prize Recipient for Sustainable Development: Nohra Padilla

Goldman Prize winner, Nohra Padilla, fought for workers rights and recycling policy in Bogota, Colombia.

Food Hero Series: Tezozomoc, NRDC Growing Green Food Justice Leader

Food hero Tezozomoc, known for his work with the South Central Farmers, is an NRDC Growing Green winner of the Food Leader award.

April 17th Food Tank Summit Speaker Spotlight: Felipe Tendick-Matesanz

Felipe Tendick-Matesanz is a public health scientist who has focused his efforts on building participatory and community driven sustainable food systems.

Food Hero Series: Russ Kremer, NRDC Growing Green Winner and Pioneer in Antibiotic-free Pig Farming

Food hero, Russ Kremer is a NRDC Going Green winner and a pioneer in environmentally sustainable, humanely-raised drug-free pig farming

April 17th Food Tank Summit Speaker Spotlight: Alan Shannon

Food Tank Summit Speaker Spotlight: Alan Shannon, Public Affairs Director for the USDA Food and Nutrition Service’s Midwest Region.

April 17th Food Tank Summit Speaker Spotlight: Greg Christian

One of the most anticipated speakers of Food Tank’s upcoming event: ‘We Can Change the Food System, Chicago!’ is Greg Christian