Avis Gold Richards uses her passion, skill and artistic vision to make a difference in the world.  She founded Birds Nest Foundation™, a non-profit creative group that produces high-quality documentaries, short videos and public service announcements (PSAs) for charitable organizations.  Among her many activities, Avis is currently producing a public television series entitled "Lunch NYC" for NYC Media. The series exposes unhealthy foods being served in the public school system across the country and highlights the efforts of individuals actively seeking alternatives to promote nutrition and health.   Leveraging your passion for the betterment of the community is the stuff of a true BAO Bad Ass Legend.


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Gary Redmond, the founder of Regional Access in Ithaca, NY, was a visionary leader in the local food community with a mission to create a sustainable regional foodshed for the Northeast.   “Gary was guided by a personal passion, philosophy, and spirituality that drove him to work for the greater good”  Dave from Eating Ithaca.   Check out Gary.  He is a pioneer, local hero and true BAO Bad Ass Legend.


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New York's Own Kombucha