Nov 1, 2022
Gary Paul Nabhan, known by many as the
"father of the local food movement," is a prolific author,
scientist, and activist for a healthy and truly regenerative food
system that respects the land and its plants and animals; the
people grow food, process, and serve the food and their
communities; and to all the rest of us who eat and want our food to
nourish us. He's an ecumenical Franciscan brother whose service is
devoted to food equity and justice.
W.K., Kellogg endowed chair for food and water security at the University of Arizona, he’s the author of many books; his latest is Jesus for Farmers and Fishers: Justice for All Those Marginalized in Our Food System. He’s an agrarian and ethnobotanist and is winner of numerous accolades, including a MacArthur fellowship and many literary, environmental, food, and arts awards.