Bryant Terry

chef. activist. author.

Bryant Terry is a chef, food justice activist, and author of three books, including his latest The Inspired Vegan. He is the host of Urban Organic, a multi-episode web series. His interest in cooking and community health can be traced back to his childhood in Memphis, Tennessee, where his grandparents inspired him to grow, prepare, and appreciate good food. Bryant completed the chef’s training program at the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts. He holds an MA in American History from New York University and a BA in English from Xavier University of Louisiana. From 2008 to 2010, Bryant was a Food and Society Policy Fellows. He lives and creates in Oakland, California, with his wife and daughter.