After 20 years owning and running her own farm-to-table restaurants in Sonoma County, Duskie Estes is now running Farm to Pantry, taking her dedication to sourcing food ethically and advocating for small farmers to fighting food insecurity by distributing nutrient-rich foods to those in need.
Learn how a A farmer, two farm to school program educators, and a chef have committed themselves to combat this issue by creating meaningful, turn-key resources that are accessible, impactful and fun! The Small Bites Adventure Club makes it easy for grown-ups to introduce fruits and veggies to kids, and a fun way to highlight the real heroes in our community- our farmers!
Mona Esposito, aka “The Grain Lady,” is an activist and advocate of restoring heritage grains to Colorado. She is a resource for all things grain, in the field and in the kitchen through the Noble Grain Alliance she co-founded in 2016 and The Colorado Grain Chain.
Tiffanie Barriere, aka “The Drinking Coach” is a bartender who is making HERstory by providing history lessons with every cocktail she serves. Her main goal is education, service, and fun with every pour.
From first selling sausage for a local 4th of July Festival in 1990, Loree Mulay Weisman is proud to run the 31 year old food company that sells all products that are clean, paleo-friendly, gluten-free, and top 8 allergen free. Learn how this woman is making HERstory.
Learn how Tricia Thompson is making HERstory as THE Watchdog for the gluten-free community, fighting for transparency and accuracy in US food manufacturing and food service.
Caroline McCann is assisting communities across southern Africa to develop local food economies; Giving Others the Basic Skills to Grow. Learn more about her for Women’s History Month.
Michele Payn wants us to better understand the connection between food and the farm. One way she does that is by bringing clarity and common sense to help us all navigate the grocery store. As one of North America’s leading advocates, she is passionate about getting back to the truth in food – raised the right way, by the right people, for the right reasons.
Shandee Chernow, CEO of Certistar, is using her life-threatening food allergy to elevate food allergy safety and customer experience for restaurants.
Nora Burns is passionate about workplace culture. She wants HR professionals to know inclusion includes the food and beverage offered and served in the workplace.