Amber Stott

Amber Stott
Location: Sacramento, California
Education: Master's Degree in African Studies & Women's Studies from University of Illinois
Expertise: Cooking with elementary school-aged kids, Vegetables, Eating with the seasons
  • Food writer and activist with 12 years of experience writing about food, including recipe development
  • Founded the nonprofit, Food Literacy Center, which inspires kids to eat their vegetables
  • Launched a statewide California resolution declaring every September as Food Literacy Awareness Month. This also passed in Washington state


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