These 40 up-and-comersall 40 years old or youngerare changing the way Americans eat and drink, from a vodka distiller who rewrote Nebraska's Prohibition-era laws to a White House chef who's fiercely fighting to improve school-lunch programs.
Chris Parachini & Brandon Hoy: Locavore Leaders
Photo © Michael Harlan Turkell.
Chris Parachini, 38, and Brandon Hoy, 33, founded Roberta's not only as a Brooklyn restaurant but also as an incubator for other locavore projects. These include the biggest rooftop farm in New York Citya one-acre operation that supplies both home cooks and other restaurantsplus beehives, greenhouses, a radio station and an artisanal bakery.
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