2015 JBF Leadership Award Recipients
Farmer and Co-Director, American Friends Service Committee
For his work in support of farmers’ rights and education, and efforts to include farmers of color in the national food movement.
Farmer, Author, Agricultural Researcher, and Educator
For the impact his more than 40 years of innovative farming techniques and extensive writings on the subject of organic agriculture have had on the field, and on our country’s food system.
Co-Founder and Co-Director, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United (ROC-United); Director, Food Labor Research Center at University of California, Berkeley
For her research, policy work, and efforts to create just workplace environments for all restaurant employees.
Former Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition, The White House
For his work toward nationwide food-policy initiatives that focus on sustainable and nutritious ingredients, and efforts to raise awareness of childhood obesity, hunger, and nutrition issues.
Chef, Author, Food Justice Activist
For his efforts to raise awareness of food-justice issues and to empower youth to be active in creating a healthy, just, and sustainable food system.