The September 2013 Issue of Scientific American Magazine is a special issue devoted to the topic of food and the entire Scientific American Blog Network is celebrating Food Week September 2-6, 2013.
As I was writing my post Appreciating what is on my plate (September 4, 2013) I was thinking of how how others are rally leading the charge and the conversation about the intersection of Social Justice, Politics, Economic Enfranchisement, and Food.
Here is my list of 5 Names in Food Justice You Should Know
1. Melissa Danielle - Local Food and Farming Educator
She is the Founder of Bed-Stuy Bounty and has been actively connecting communities to local food in the heart of Brooklyn NYC and teaching others ways to do the same.