Margaret Wittenberg

About Margaret

Margaret M. Wittenberg, globally recognized authority and educator on natural and organic foods, has taught students of all ages about the wonders and delicious flavors that can be enjoyed with good food. As an author, her books provide a refreshing approach on exploring, choosing, and preparing natural foods, weaving together mouth-watering descriptions, cooking guidelines, time-saving suggestions, and just enough history, food science, and nutrition to whet the appetite while enjoying the process.

Margaret has also devoted much of her life ensuring good food sources remain available. A former member of the USDA National Organic Standards Board, Margaret has also served on many other United States-based and international advisory boards focused on organic agriculture, seafood sustainability, agricultural environmental standards, and farm animal welfare. Currently, she is a board member for the Whole Kids Foundation, The Organic Center, and the American Botanical Council. In 2005, Margaret was honored with the National Audubon Society's prestigious Rachel Carson Award in recognition of her lifelong work helping to ensure future generations can live healthy lives within a sustainable environment.