Modern Farmer: Change Menus Change Lives

"Food As a single subject Has more impact on human, environmental, societal,  and economic health then any other topic, “ says Connecticut chef Michel Nishan, founder of the nonprofit wholesome wave, which strives to make farm-fresh produce available

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Aged Balsamic Vinaigrette

Recipe Courtesy: Chef Michel Nischan and the James Beard Award winning cookbook: Taste: Pure and Simple If you ever had an aunt, uncle, grandparent, or neighbor who grew his or her own “homegrown” tomatoes and you recall them as the best you ever

Seared Wild Salmon with Wilted Greens and Ancient Grains

Recipe Courtesy: Chef Michel Nischan, Sustainably Delicious (Rodale 2010) Salmon loves to be served alongside foods that are more fully flavored than itself. Its soft butteriness calls out for a wilted green with character and strength, along with

New York Times Sunday Review: Michel Nischan

Michel Nischan is a two-time James Beard Award-winning chef who co-founded and now runs Wholesome Wave, a nonprofit sustainable food advocacy group that has forged partnerships with health care providers nationwide to prescribe and make farm-fresh

Washington Post: USDA Wants Low Income Seniors to Use Their Food Stamps for Fruits and Veggies

The federal government is expanding a program to create incentives for low-income people, particularly older Americans, to buy more fresh fruit and vegetables using food stamps. The U.S. Agriculture Department has joined with businesses, state

Parade: Anything is Possible

When a child in India told Adam Braun he wanted a pencil more than anything in the world, it inspired Braun to create an international education charity. (Nick Onken) Meet the everyday people who are making a difference one pencil, one person, one

National Geographic: José Andrés Interviews Fellow Chef Michel Nischan

Throughout my life, I’ve been lucky to know and work with many amazing people. People who commit themselves to wanting to make change and making people’s lives better. They truly inspire me, and I only can hope that I inspire them, too. My friend

Who Is The Ultimate Game Changer In Food?

HuffPost's Game Changers series celebrates 100 innovators, visionaries, and leaders in 12 categories who, whether working in the spotlight or under the radar, are changing how we look at the world and the way we live in it. We salute them for their