Bryant Terry

Stirring up political change from the kitchen

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About Bryant Terry

Bryant Terry embraced a plant-centered diet after listening to “Beef,” a hip-hop song about animal cruelty in factory farms. Today, Bryant is a James Beard Foundation Leadership Award-winning chef, author and activist dedicated to creating a just and eco-friendly food system. Bryant is passionate about putting the culture back into agriculture, and getting people to eat real food. Bryant is Chef in Residence at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco. Only two months after Ten Speed Press published his fourth book, Afro-Vegan, it was named by Amazon.com one of the best cookbooks of 2014. His work has been featured in The New York TimesThe Washington PostThe San Francisco ChronicleAll Things ConsideredO: The Oprah MagazineColorlines, and CNN.com.

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Urban chef, educator and author Bryant Terry puts the culture back into agriculture by using an anthropological lens to examine how food can spark revolutionary shifts in people’s habits, attitudes, and politics.

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