Renée Loux has been a trendsetter in the environmental and sustainable food movements for nearly 20 years. As an author, chef, restaurateur, TV personality, natural skin care entrepreneur, advisor to multiple media organizations, and founder of the Food First Institute at the University of Hawaii’s Maui Culinary Academy, she has been a leading expert in the field. She founded one of America's first raw food restaurants, the Raw Experience, in 1996 and has published The Whole Green Catalog, Easy Green Living, the Gourmand Award-winning The Balanced Plate, and Living Cuisine. She appears as a frequent green-expert on various TV shows. Vist www.reneeloux.com for more.