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Corby Kummer

Executive Director, Food and Society Program, The Aspen Institute

Corby Kummer is executive director of the Food and Society program at the Aspen Institute, a senior lecturer at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science, and a senior editor of The Atlantic. In recent years, the Food and Society program launched new initiatives that include the Food Leaders Fellowship, Conversations on Food Justice, Safety First: Protecting Workers and Diners, Food is Medicine Research Action Plan, and Open Access: Equitable Equity for Food Businesses. Kummer is the author of The Joy of Coffee and The Pleasures of Slow Food, the first book in English on the Slow Food movement. He has been the restaurant critic for New York, Boston, and Atlanta magazines and a food and food policy columnist for The New Republic. A weekly commentator on food and food policy on WGBH’s Boston Public Radio, Kummer has received six James Beard Journalism Awards.

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