Thomas Stevens

Age: 38

Grew up in: South Bronx, New York

Job Title/Organization or Company: Founder, Brick House Pantry and The Fresh Start Initiative

Background and Education: Studied Gourmet Cooking/Catering and Nutrition

One word you would use to describe our food system: Disconnected

Food policy hero: Dr. Vandana Shiva

Your breakfast this morning: Avocado and Chickpea Salad