Our food heroes are folks making a difference—from celebrity chefs teaching kids how to garden, to farmers growing sustainable produce, to neighbors and friends preserving traditions. Read about heroes, young and old, famous and unknown, sung and unsung.
Coastal Wonders Camp
Kids at Camp Beckwith in Fairhope, Ala., learn about the environment, food conservation and the benefits of eating whole foods.
It’s Mango Time
Summer in Coral Gables, Florida can mean only one thing: The mangos are coming, the mangos are coming!
Field of Dreams: Sustainable Farming
Moving from the city to an organic farm is a delicious change for the Mott family.
Health Barn USA
A Bergen County, N.J., program encourages kids to make healthful food choices and a try new foods.
Two Asian Dinners from Nina Simonds
Nina Simonds introduced a generation of Americans to ginger, tofu and miso.
Mayan Hot Chocolate
Butternut squash is the surprise ingredient in Chef Jesus Gonzalez’s hot chocolate.
Fine ingredients and an expert’s attention to detail make a big cheese into a dreamy fondue.
Feeding the Homeless: Angel Harvest
A Los Angeles woman helps turn Hollywood party fare into daily bread for the hungry.