What does it take bring the FOOD we eat to our homes and restaurants? How do FOOD choices impact our health and the health the planet? Why does it seem healthy food is out of reach for so many people? On It’s More than Food
, Michel Nischan, James Beard award winning chef and CEO/Founder of Wholesome Wave, a national nonprofit dedicated to supporting local agriculture and making healthy food affordable and accessible for everyone, tackles some of the most pressing issues surrounding the way we produce our FOOD and explores exciting new ways we all can be heroes of an improved FOOD system. Join Michel for stimulating and thought provoking conversations with the nation’s most influential advocates, policy makers, chefs and industry leaders in the FOOD world.
As the son of displaced farmers, Michel Nischan, CEO, Founder and President of Wholesome Wave, grew up with a great appreciation for local agriculture and those who work the land. He translated these childhood values into a career as a James Beard Award-winning chef, author and restaurateur, becoming a catalyst for change in the sustainable food movement. An Ashoka Fellow, Michel serves on the Board of Trustees for the James Beard Foundation, The Rodale Institute and the Advisory Board for Chefs Collaborative.
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