18 Chefs Promoting Biodiversity For a Healthier Planet

These chefs are using their kitchens to help preserve the world’s biodiversity.

Instagram Live: Sophia Rose

Sophia Roe is a celebrated chef, writer, and advocate with a deep understanding that some people have access to nutritious foods, while others simply do not. This duality is the foundation for Sophia’s work: celebrating the beauty and art in cooking while creating resources to advance food justice and build more sustainable, equitable systems. 

Turkish Chef Creates Humanitarian Aid Through Social Gastronomy

In the face of global refugee and local poverty crises, a Turkish chef is using social gastronomy to empower, protect, and educate vulnerable women.

Instagram Live: Jen Monroe

FoodTank Instagram Live w/ chef and artist Jen Monroe, of Bad Taste.

A Chef is Reviving the Ozarks Through Food

Chef Rob Connoley is trying to tell a more complete story of the Ozarks with his research and restaurant.

Chefs Uniting to End Waste and Hunger

Keeping gourmet meals from going into the trash not only feeds those in need, it can also improve environmental outcomes and help California reach its waste diversion goal by 2020.

Chef’s Smart Recipes for Customers, Farmers and the Planet

Indian Chef Anahita Dhondy cooks with millets, providing people with an opportunity to discover how beneficial smart foods are for their health, farmers, and the planet.

2018 NYC Food Tank Summit: Fireside Chat with Tim Ma and Gabriele Corcos

“This is a land where there are too many calories that are available,” says Corcos, noting that 24-hour grocery stores and other conveniences overwhelm people to the point of wasting.

21 Chefs Bringing Foraged Ingredients to the Table

Chefs across the globe are turning to an ancient practice for many of their ingredients: foraging the landscapes around them. By searching for herbs, fruits, roots, petals, and more from the wild, these chefs not only create fresh, flavorful dishes, but can also champion sustainable practices, indigenous produce, and a sense of adventure.

The Culinary Explorer

An advocate for preserving India’s culinary traditions and local, sustainable fishing, top chef and culinary explorer, Manjit Gill, calls on chefs to take the lead in the good food movement.