Eco Chef, Author
Bryant Terry is a nationally recognized eco chef, author and food justice activist. In 2001, he founded b-healthy! (Build Healthy Eating and Lifestyles to Help Youth), a five-year initiative created to raise awareness about food justice issues and empower youth to be active in creating a more just and sustainable food system. Called ingenious by The New York Times Magazine, his critically acclaimed first book, Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen (Tarcher/Penguin, 2006) with co-author Anna Lappé and a forward by Eric Schlosser, is a winner of the 2007 Nautilus Book Award. Bryant's work and recipes have been featured in Gourmet, Food and Wine, The San Francisco Chronicle, Vibe, Domino, and many other publications. He has received numerous awards, which include an Award for Excellence in Health-Supportive Food Education (Natural Gourmet Institute), an Open Society Institute Community Fellowship (Soros Foundation), a Wave of the Future Award (Glynwood Center) and a Sea Change Residency (Gaea Foundation). Bryant has made dozens of national radio and television appearances, including as an expert commentator on the Sundance Channel's original series Big Ideas for a Small Planet. He is also a host on The Endless Feast, a 13-episode PBS series that explores the connection between the earth and the food on our plates. Bryant is currently working on his next book, which will be published by Da Capo/Perseus in 2009.