Founder / Director of Health, Wellness and Innovation
Stephen Ritz – is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning educator, author of the best-selling book, The Power Of A Plant and Founder of Green Bronx Machine. Known as America’s favourite teacher, Stephen is responsible for creating the first edible classroom in the world. He and his students have grown more than 100,000 pounds of vegetables in the South Bronx, have been celebrated at the Obama White House three times, have been featured on the cover of TIME for KIDS and are the subject of a new, full-feature documentary, Generation Growth. Stephen was just awarded the 2020 Change-Maker Award by NYC Food Policy Center for his work, advocacy and impact in public schools across NYC and America!