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2015 JBF Leadership Awards Honoree: Don Bustos

JBF Editors

JBF Editors

October 22, 2015


A revered sustainable and organic farmer in his native New Mexico, Don Bustos, the co-director of American Friends Service Committee was honored at JBF’s sixth annual Leadership Awards ceremony held on October 19 at the Hearst Tower in New York City. Bustos continues his family’s commitment to young farmers through a series of training programs and also strives to include farmers of color in the national food movement. Referring to his dedication to family-farming, Bustos says, “Make yourselves healthy, make your communities healthy, and other people will replicate it.” Watch the video above to learn about his legacy and impact.

Read Don Bustos’s full profile.

See our other honorees and learn more about the 2015 James Beard Foundation’s Leadership Awards.