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CTbites: Michel Nischan Judges Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

"Chef Michel Nischan, Wholesome Wave CEO and Founder, joined forces with First Lady Michelle Obama, WGBH, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture as a judge in the fourth annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge early this

James Beard Humanitarian of the Year Award

Renowned chef, Jose Andres, introduces Michel Nischan, prior to Nischan's acceptance of the 2015 James Beard Foundation Humanitarian of the Year award.  

Greenwich Magazine: The Power of Kindness

"No problem is too big or cause too lost for the men and women we honor with our eighth annual Light a Fire awards. They enlighten and inspire everyone who has the honor of meeting them." Chef Nischan was recently named "Outstanding Health
Fairfield Living

Fairfield Living: Real food. Local farms. Healthy Living. For all.

Fairfield Living Magazine recently highlighted Chef Nischan on the cover of their November issue, available on newsstands soon. He was recently named "Outstanding Health Advocate" as part of the "Light A Fire Award" presented by Moffly Media for his

Modern Farmer: Change Menus Change Lives

"Food As a single subject Has more impact on human, environmental, societal,  and economic health then any other topic, “ says Connecticut chef Michel Nishan, founder of the nonprofit wholesome wave, which strives to make farm-fresh produce available

New York Times Sunday Review: Michel Nischan

Michel Nischan is a two-time James Beard Award-winning chef who co-founded and now runs Wholesome Wave, a nonprofit sustainable food advocacy group that has forged partnerships with health care providers nationwide to prescribe and make farm-fresh

Washington Post: USDA Wants Low Income Seniors to Use Their Food Stamps for Fruits and Veggies

The federal government is expanding a program to create incentives for low-income people, particularly older Americans, to buy more fresh fruit and vegetables using food stamps. The U.S. Agriculture Department has joined with businesses, state

Parade: Anything is Possible

When a child in India told Adam Braun he wanted a pencil more than anything in the world, it inspired Braun to create an international education charity. (Nick Onken) Meet the everyday people who are making a difference one pencil, one person, one

National Geographic: José Andrés Interviews Fellow Chef Michel Nischan

Throughout my life, I’ve been lucky to know and work with many amazing people. People who commit themselves to wanting to make change and making people’s lives better. They truly inspire me, and I only can hope that I inspire them, too. My friend

Tedx MidAtlantic: We need to stop thinking of food as fuel

Humbled to be spotlighted at Tedx MidAtlantic. "TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and