Special thanks to Tom O’Donnell, Ph.D., Cabrini College faculty ECG Fellow and Sustainability Coordinator, US Environmental Protection Agency for sharing his expertise in reducing food waste. Thanks also to the Leo and Peggy Pierce Family Foundation for funding part of our project research about American food insecurity.

The following people were interviewed for this web site. We thank them for sharing their expertise.

Albertson-Lalonde, Ana Sales Manager, Seasons 52, King of Prussia, PA
Alstin, Wendell Chosen 300 Campus pastor, Center City Philadelphia
Arck, Stefanie Senior Manager – Communications, Philabundance
Bahnick, Susan Food Service Director of Northern Lehigh School District
Blivaiss, Sammy Drexel University Culinary Arts Student
Bloom, Jonathan Author, “American Wasteland
Bonfiglio, Lisa Lead Assistant Manager, Brown’s ShopRite of Parkside
Braxton, Chareese Junior Culinary student at Mercy Vocational High School
Bronson, Ivan Produce Clerk, Brown’s ShopRite of Parkside
Brown, Andrew Certified Dietician and Nutritionist
Carrol, Eileen Staff Attorney, Philly Kids Medical Legal Partnership
Chosen 300 Ministries Soup kitchen
Civita, Nicole, J.D. Director, Food Recovery Project (lawyer)
Clark, Bill Senior Fellow, Wharton Social Impact Initiative
Clifford, John Food Service Supervisor, City Team – Chester, PA
Cohen, Juliana, Sc.D. Research Associate with the Department of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health
Coleman-Jensen, Alisha Social Science Analyst, United States Department of Agriculture
Cooper, Donna Executive Director, Public Citizens for Children and Youth
Custer, Caitlin Donor Outreach Coordinator
Davitt, Nadine Supervisor of Waste Management, Penn State University
Deutsch, Jonathan Director of the Center for Culinary Arts and Sports Management and Professor of Culinary Arts and Food Science
DeVos, Angela Lead Chef for the Culinary Arts department at Mercy Vocational High School
Dou, Zhengxia, Ph.D Professor of Agricultural Systems, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Druhan, Patrick Food Resource Center, Community Action Development Commission Montgomery County
Ekwall, Barbara Senior Officer Right to Food, FAO
Elliot, Preston & Morrison, Steve 93.3 FM WMMR Radio Personalities, “The Preston and Steve Show
Errington, Margaret Personal story about using food stamps
Finn, Steven Managing Director, ResponsEcology
Glover, Harry American College of Sports Medicine– Certified Personal Trainer & Kinesiologist
Gupta, Robin Owner Of Tres Guppy’s, Bryn Mawr, PA
Haendler, Molly Owner, Spruce Hill Preserves
Hallion, Maria, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Exercise Science and Health Promotion, Cabrini College
Hanner, Karen Managing Director of Manufacturing Product Sourcing, Feeding America
Heeger, Brett Food System Director, Enterprise Center CDC
Izquierdo, Barbie Hunger Advocate, & “A Place at the Table” Documentary Cast Member
Kastrava, Kelsey Annual Fund Officer at Mercy Vocational High School; Cabrini College Alum
Keith, Pat Kitchen Volunteer, City Team – Chester, PA
Kersten, Hans, M.D. Pediatrician, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
Kidder, Angela Interim Farm Manager, Cecil Creek Farm
Laney, Kimberly Philadelphia resident familiar with SNAP
Lilley, Cathy Personal story on food stamps
Martin, Dwan Produce Clerk, Brown’s ShopRite of Parkside
Masser, David President- Sterman Masser, Inc.
Mazda, Debra Wellness Director, North Penn YMCA
Milano, Taylor General Manager, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Plymouth Meeting, PA
Mitchell, Eric Director of Government Relation, Bread For The World
Neff, Roni, Ph.D Assistant Professor in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Nielsen, Caroline, Ph.D. Cabrini College Professor, Biology and Environmental Science/ WIC Participant
Nolf, Tim Store Director, Brown’s ShopRite of Parkside
O’Donnell, Tom, Ph.D. Sustainability Partnerships, United States Environmental Protection Agency
Pepino, Richard, Jr Executive Chef
Drexel University Center for Hospitality and Sport Management
Piper, John Executive Chef, Seasons 52, King of Prussia, PA
Poppendieck, Janet, Ph.D. Author, “Breadlines Knee Deep in Wheat: Food Assistance in the Great Depression”, “Free for All: Fixing School Food in America”
Powell, Chris Farmer and owner of Good Harvest Farms in Strasburg, PA
Raimondi, Mary Pat, MS, RDN Vice President Strategic Policy & Partnerships,
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Rosen, Jessica Senior Sustainability Advisor, Forum for the Future
Sims, Thomas Chief Development Officer, Food Bank of South Jersey
Smith, Jenay Food Pantry Program Coordinator, Cabrini Immigrant Services
Snyder, Cathy Rolling Harvest
Stanton, John, Ph.D. Professor of Food Marketing, St. Joseph’s University
Summers, Mary Senior Fellow, Fox Leadership Program, University of Pennsylvania
Upper Room Baptist Church-Philabundance (Deacon Michael Bennett) Food Bank/soup kitchen/food pantry
Wartman, Mason Owner, Rosa’s Fresh Pizza, Philadelphia
Wright, Kalefe Founder, Herban Quality Eats
Wynn, Steveanna Executive Director, SHARE Food Program
Zeitz, Alexandra Head of Drexel Univ. Food Lab Drexel University Culinary Arts