The Rev. Meredith Mills leads Gastrochurch, a worshipping community built around shared meals and spiritual discussions. She is an ordained United Methodist pastor.
The Rev. Stephanie Price leads The Land, a worshipping community that meets in the great outdoors. She is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Elsa Marty leads St. Lydia’s, a food-focused faith community in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
The Rev. Zach Kerzee leads Simple Church, a faith community centered on shared meals.
Food plays a big role in Ramadan. But food waste shouldn’t, according to a growing number of Muslims.
Salman Zafar is the editor-in-chief of EcoMENA, a sustainability advocacy group that has written about food waste during Ramadan.
Samira Kanji is president of Noor Cultural Centre, a Muslim organization in Toronto. In 2018, Noor hosted an interfaith Ramadan event on food justice.
Ivano Iannelli is the CEO of Dubai Carbon, which led a food waste awareness campaign in 2017.
Kate Urbank is D.C. site director for Food Rescue US, an organization that picks up leftover food at restaurants or schools and delivers it to people in need.