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.
Christian Ettinger: Organic Brewmaster
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Portland, Oregon, has long been known for both craft beer and eco-consciousness. Now Ettinger, 37, is combining them: The former brewmaster of Laurelwood, he launched his own organic craft brewery, Hopworks, in 2008it's a 10,000-square-foot, biodiesel-powered facility with an organic restaurant and an outdoor bar where cyclists can pull up for a pint of "seven-grain" stout.
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