About the Author
Kristie Middleton is the senior food policy director for The Humane Society of the United States and a leading figure in the movement to reform our global food system. She’s a sought-after speaker, and thought leader on the topic. Middleton and her work have been covered by national media, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Politico, CNN, and countless others.
Middleton directs the HSUS’ efforts to increase plant-based eating. She’s partnered with some of the nation’s biggest school districts — including Los Angeles Unified, Detroit Public Schools and Boston Public Schools — to implement Meatless Monday. And she’s helped some of America’s top universities develop and implement programs to add more plant-based options to their menus and train culinary staff in plant-based food prep.
Middleton holds a certificate in plant-based nutrition from T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies. Kristie lives with her husband, dog and four cats in Oakland, California.