Food Peace and Justice
A toxic food culture is fueling skyrocketing rates of chronic illness. It is also wreaking havoc on farmers and farm laborers, animals, our climate, our economy, and the health wellness of people and the planet. Join Food Revolution Network CEO Ocean Robbins to find out why he considers food to be a paramount social justice issue of our times, and one of the most potent leverage points if you want to take action for a healthy body and a peaceful world.
Ocean Robbins is cofounder and CEO of the Food Revolution Network, which is mobilizing 350,000+ members for healthy, sustainable, humane and delicious food. Ocean serves as adjunct professor in Chapman University’s Peace Studies Department, and is co-author with his father and colleague, John Robbins, of Voices of the Food Revolution: You Can Heal Your Body and Your World with Food!.
He co-founded Youth for Environmental Sanity (YES!)at age 16, and directed the organization for 20 years. Ocean has spoken in person to more than 200,000 people and facilitated hundreds of gatherings for leaders from 65+ nations. His many awards include the Freedom's Flame Award, the national Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service, and the Harmon Wilkinson Award for distinguished contribution to the humanities and social sciences.