Michel Nischan

Ashoka Fellow
Bridgeport, United States
Fellow Since 2010
My work: Empowering underserved groups to make healthy choices by increasing affordable access to fresh and local foods.

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Related TopicsEnvironment & Sustainability, Agriculture, Health & Fitness, Nutrition


This profile was prepared when Michel Nischan was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2010.

Michel Nischan is catalyzing demand among low-income urban consumers for locally grown, healthy foods through a financing approach that also fuels the growth and viability of small and mid-sized farms.

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