Anthony Rodale is a graduate of Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA. 1987. Combining his skills as a photographer and interest in sustainable and organic farming, Anthony has spent many years travelling the world visiting farms to learn first hand what makes sustainable and organic farming practices models of success for farmers in soil regeneration, crop production, plant diversity, carbon sequestration, economic viability, food security and community health.
From 1992-2005, Anthony served as vice chairman and then chairman of the Rodale Institute’s board of directors. Under Anthony’s leadership, the Rodale Institute achieved international recognition for work helping farmers adopt and refine their sustainable and organic farming practices in the USA, West Africa and Central America.
In 2008, Anthony was the recipient of The Natural Foods Merchandiser Spirit of Organic Award in the USA for demonstrating commitment, innovation, passion for organics, and empowering people and communities to make positive changes through the principles and spirit of organics.
Anthony has collaborated and served on boards with leadership organisations such as Renew America, Africa News Agency, The Rainforest Alliance, The Soil Association and most recently the Sustainable Food Trust to advance their global missions. Anthony currently is the President of The Sustainable Food Alliance.
Anthony is a third generation shareholder of Rodale publishing. Rodale Inc. is an American publisher of health and wellness magazines, books, and digital properties, such as Men’s Health, Woman’s Health, Runner’s World, Bicycling, Prevention and Organic Gardening.
Anthony is also an accomplished exhibited photographer, triathlete and ultra runner! Two time finisher of the Marathon des Sables in Morocco.