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iEat Green – Dave Chapman Executive Director of The Real Organic Project

Dave Chapman has been an organic farmer for 39 years and owner of Long Wind Farm in Vermont. The farm started as a mixed vegetable operation, but transitioned to growing tomatoes in soil on 2-1/2 acres of glass greenhouses. Today, Long Wind Farm sells most of its crop through the wholesale market to stores around New England. For the past …

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iEat Green – Qiana is the Executive Director of Just Food

Qiana is the Executive Director of Just Food, a food justice nonprofit based in New York City that galvanizes small-scale farmers, producers, and community members throughout the region. Just Food aims to shift the power, health, and wealth of historically marginalized and under resourced communities. Building towards a sovereign and healthy food system rooted in racial, social, economic, and environmental justice is the …

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iEat Green – Seth Itzkan and Karl Thidemann Co-Founders and Co-Directors of Soil4Climate

Seth Itzkan is Co-founder and Co-director of Soil4Climate. He is an environmental futurist investigating innovative means of land management that offer hope for reversing global warming. He is a TEDx speaker on restoring grasslands and with planned grazing. He has consulted for The Boston Foundation, the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative and the US Bureau of the Census. He is a graduate …

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iEat Green – Genuine Foods

Kayleen St.John, MS, RD is an Executive Director at Genuine Foods, a for service management company that measures it’s success by the health and well-being of the communities it serves. Prior to joining Genuine Foods, she was the COO at Euphebe Healthcare and the Director of Nutrition at Natural Gourmet Institute. Kayleen is currently an adjunct professor of Nutrition in …

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iEat Green – Alicia Newton – Nourish My Soul

Alicia Newton is the Founder and Executive Director of Nourish My Soul where her passion for using healthy food to heal more than a body, but also mind and spirit is put to work in communities every day. Getting hands in the dirt and nurturing life can have a profound impact on reducing stress and anxiety, while cooking and sharing …

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iEat Green – Alina Zolotareva – Aero Farms

Alina Zolotareva is the Senior Marketing and Nutrition Manager at AeroFarms, the largest indoor vertical farm in the world, based in Newark, NJ. A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), Alina leverages her background in nutrition science and public health to translate nutrition science to consumers, playing a key role in AeroFarms’ mission to combat food deserts and bring fresh, local, nutritious …

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iEat Green -Alison Cohen- Why Hunger

Alison Meares Cohen is the Senior Director of Programs for WhyHunger, a non-profit organization supporting grassroots organizations implementing innovative, community-based solutions to hunger and poverty and participating in movement building. Alison is responsible for helping to develop and steward WhyHunger’s organizational vision and strategy and its implementation through its Grassroots Action Network, Nourish Network for the Right to Food, and …

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iEat Green -Dena Merriam- Global Peace Initiative of Women

Dena Merriam is the Founder and Convener of Global Peace Initiative of Women and author of the new book, “My Journey Through Time;  a spiritual Memoir of Life , Death and Rebirth”. Dena is also a managing  partner and Vice Chairman of Finn Ruder, where she works in cultural marketing, creative services and works for religious and non profit organizations. …

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iEat Green – Marion Nestle

Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor and Professor Emerita at NYU, in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, which she chaired from 1988-2003, and where she recently retired from teaching after 30 years. She earned a Ph.D. in molecular biology and an M.P.H. in Public Health Nutrition from the University of California, Berkeley.  From 1986-88, she was senior …