American Food Heroes

Meet the people doing incredible things to change our food system for the better.

2021 American Food Heroes

How One Woman Is Advocating for the Health, Safety & Rights of Migrant Farm Workers
Without migrant farm workers, there would be no food system. Here is what Mily Treviño-Sauceda and her grassroots organizations are doing to help.

More 2021 American Food Heroes

Meet Sean Sherman—the Sioux Chef Making Healthy Indigenous Food Accessible & Restoring Community Traditions
Sean Sherman, a James Beard Award-winning cookbook author, secured funding to prepare and deliver 10,000 nutritious, culturally relevant meals to Native populations during the pandemic.
This Doctor Is Prescribing Food as Medicine, and It's Making Patients Healthier
Timothy Harlan, executive director at the George Washington University Culinary Medicine Program, developed the "Health meets Food" nutrition and cooking curriculum for health professionals that's taught to medical students, residents and clinicians at over 60 medical schools and institutions across the country.
How Patagonia Is Reshaping Sustainable Food Through Their Provisions Line

Under co-founder, Birgit Cameron's, leadership, Patagonia Provisions has championed sustainable ingredients and helped spearhead a Regenerative Organic Certification (ROC).