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iEat Green – Kate Brashares, Executive Director at Edible Schoolyard NYC

Kate is the Executive Director at Edible Schoolyard NYC, a non profit organization that is dedicated to providing an edible education for every child in New York City. The Edible Schoolyard partners with New York City public schools to cultivate healthy students and communities through hands-on cooking and gardening education, in the hopes of transforming children’s relationship with food. Kate …

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iEat Green – Dr. David Wallinga NRDC & Healthy Food Action

David Wallinga is a physician with more than 20 years of experience in writing, policy, and advocacy at the intersection of food, nutrition, sustainability, and public health. His current work focuses on the enormous overuse of antibiotics of human importance in U.S. livestock production—a practice that continues to worsen the global crisis of antibiotic-resistant infections, like MRSA. Prior to rejoining …

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iEat Green – Marie Hoff & Sam Ryerson – New Food Almanac

Marie Hoff: Conceived and operated by Marie Hoff, Capella Grazing Project integrates heritage breed Ouessant sheep with landscapes in need of the service of grazing, such as vineyards, orchards, and private property seeking fire prevention and brush management.  Capella Grazing has since folded in with Marie’s next project, Full Circle Wool.  Full Circle Wool sources coarse wool from Climate Beneficial …

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iEat Green – Melinda Hemmelgarn

Melinda Hemmelgarn is a registered dietitian, “investigative nutritionist,” award-winning writer and Food Sleuth Radio host. With 35 years’ experience in clinical, academic and public health nutrition, she’s a trusted consumer advocate, and an engaging and energizing national speaker.  For 20 years, Melinda wrote a weekly, trademarked Food Sleuth newspaper column for the Columbia (MO) Daily Tribune. She has published articles …

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iEat Green – Kim Coopersmith Child Nutrition Director

Kim Coopersmith has a Bachelor’s of Science in Dietetics, and worked as a Clinical Dietitian in NYC before starting her career at the Glen Cove City School District in 2003. For the past 16 years, Kim has directed the district’s Child Nutrition Program with roughly 40 employees within 6 schools. Her responsibilities include feeding 3200 students daily with 65% free …

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iEat Green – Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride

Dr. Campbell-McBride graduated with Honors as a Medical Doctor in 1984 from Bashkir Medical University in Russia.  She gained a Postgraduate Degree in Neurology and completed a second Postgraduate Degree in Human Nutrition at Sheffield University, UK.     In 2004, she published a book, Gut And Psychology Syndrome. Natural Treatment Of Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Depression And Schizophrenia. The …

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iEat Green – Leda Meredith

Leda Meredith has been foraging since she was a toddler (it’s her great-grandmother’s fault) and has always felt connected to nature through the wild edible and medicinal plants. It is her mission to share that connection so that others may enjoy the free, delicious, healthy food growing all around them in a way that benefits both them and the ecosystems …

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iEat Green – John Todd

Dr. Todd, one of the pioneers of the new field of ecological design, has been active in shaping the field for over forty years. Educated at McGill University (Agriculture (BA) & Parasitology (MSc) and has a PhD from University of Michigan (Fisheries & Oceanography). He has received two honorary doctorates. He is an Emeritus Research Professor and Distinguished Lecturer at …

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iEat Green – Peter Carter

Peter Carter, M.D. is a retired family physician who practised medicine first in England and then on both coasts of Canada (in Newfoundland and British Columbia) for almost 40 years.   As a founding director of CAPE (Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment) in 1993 and, more recently, as founder of the Climate Emergency Institute, Peter has presented on …