26 Apr '11, 9pm

School Salad Bars, Organic Berries, Biopesticides Win NRDC Food Awards: The third annual awards were handed out

School Salad Bars, Organic Berries, Biopesticides Win NRDC Food Awards: The third annual awards were handed out

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The sustainable agriculture movement, by its very nature, focuses on everything from seed to plate, and the just-announced 2011 Growing Green Awards from the Natural Resources Defense Council reflect the breadth of those efforts. The third annual awards were handed out to four pioneers focusing on everything from growing to serving food, including a pioneer of organic strawberry farming, a "renegade lunch lady", and the developer of environmentally friendly biopesticides. The winners, chosen from 265 candidates, are: 2011 Food Producer winner: Jim Cochran, founder and co-owner of Swanton Berry Farm ; 2011 Young Food Leader winner: Molly Rockamann, founder of the non-profit organization EarthDance Farms in Ferguson, Mo.; 2011 Knowledge Leader winner: Chef Ann Cooper, Food Family Farming Foundation ; 2011 Business Leader winner: Pam Marrone is the CEO and...

Full article: https://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/04/26/school-salad-bar...

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switchboard.nrdc.org 26 Apr '11, 5pm

Today, NRDC announced the winners of its 2011 Growing Green Awards –extraordinary leaders in the field of sustainable food...