John Robbins is the author of seven bestsellers that have collectively sold more than 3 million copies and been translated into 26 languages. His books include The Food Revolution, and the classic Diet For A New America. Currently, he is also one of the most popular bloggers on the Huffington Post. The only son of the founder of the Baskin-Robbins ice cream empire, John Robbins was groomed to follow in his father’s footsteps, but chose to walk away from Baskin-Robbins and the immense wealth it represented to "pursue the deeper American Dream...the dream of a society at peace with its conscience because it respects and lives in harmony with all life forms."
As an advocate for a compassionate and healthy way of life, John is the recipient of the Rachel Carson Award, the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award, the Peace Abbey’s Courage of Conscience Award, and Green America’s Lifetime Achievement Award. His work has been the subject of feature articles in The San Francisco Chronicle, The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Life, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Time, US News & World Report, Newsweek, and many of the nation's other major newspapers and magazines.
His life and work have also been featured in an award-winning hour long PBS special titled Diet For A New America. John has been a keynote speaker at major conferences sponsored by Physicians for Social Responsibility, Beyond War, Oxfam, the Sierra Club, the Humane Society of the United States, the United Nations Environmental Program, UNICEF, and many other organizations dedicated to the creation of an environmentally sustainable, socially just, and spiritually fulfilling human presence on this planet. He is Founder and Board Chair Emeritus of EarthSave International, and Co-Founder with his son Ocean of the 85,000 member Food Revolution Network.http://johnrobbins.info