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Ellen Gustafson

Food System Activist

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Since 1980, changes in U.S. food production have led to a global dynamic of one billion overweight and one billion hungry. Ellen Gustafson's 30 Project aims to address this problem by bringing together key organizations and activists to work together to create a sustainable global food system.
Ellen Gustafson is committed to revolutionizing the global food system. She is the Founder and Director of the 30 Project, a think-and-do tank bringing together key organizations and activists to discuss hunger, obesity and sustainable agriculture. Ellen is also the Co-Founder of FEED Project, LLC and its non-profit partner, the FEED Foundation, which are working to create products that help to feed the world.  

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