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.
Creative Kitchen Cooking Classes
New York mom and teacher Cricket Azima has made it her mission to nourish the minds and bodies of future foodies.
Wild American Shrimpers
From Texas to South Carolina, shrimpers are working hard to keep our shrimp “made in America.”
Inspired Food from Jerusalem
Fresh and innovative food brings together a city of immigrants and ancient traditions.
Chef Jamie Oliver and the Children of the Revolution
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver uses his star power for the greater good.
Holiday Pie from a Brooklyn Bakery
Emily and Melissa Elsen bake sublime seasonal pies that have cupcake-fatigued New Yorkers lining up.
A Bakery in Wheat Country
Farm to Market Bread Company, Kansas City’s hometown favorite, turns wheat into craveable loaves
Cast Iron Chefs
Alton Brown hosts the Cast Iron Cookoff in Chattanooga, and we went behind-the-scenes to get the winning recipe—glazed shrimp with quinoa and curried tomatoes.
The Legacy of Johnny Appleseed
A tree in Nova, Ohio, is a living legacy of famed orchardman John Chapman.
“Plenty” Offers Good and Plenty
We’ve got a crush on this cookbook’s original flavors and fresh approach.
Franco-Texan Carrot Salad, Quick Tomato Soup, Grilled Pound Cake
Put a French accent on Texan cuisine with recipes from the Cowgirl Chef
Pudding Cake, Torte, Pink Chocolate Cake Lovingly Rediscovered
Bakery owner fascinated by the ethnic and regional flavors and textures