Skip to main content
  • What are you looking for?

John Robbins, Social activist, author, Food Revolution Network cofounder

John Robbins is a social activist and the best-selling author of nine books that have sold more than 3 million copies collectively and been translated into 32 languages. Titles include The Food Revolution and the classic Diet for a New America. He is president and cofounder, along with his son, Ocean, of the 600,000-member Food Revolution Network.

The only son of the founder of the Baskin-Robbins ice cream company, John Robbins was groomed to follow in his father's footsteps, but chose to instead "pursue the deeper American Dream…the dream of a society at peace with its conscience because it respects and lives in harmony with all life forms."

John is the founder and board chair emeritus of EarthSave International and has served on the boards of many nonprofit organizations. His life and work have also been featured in a PBS special titled Diet for a New America.

As an advocate for a compassionate and healthy way of life, John is the recipient of many accolades including the Rachel Carson Award, the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award, Peace Abbey's Courage of Conscience Award, and a lifetime achievement award from Green America.

Current Program


Upcoming Program


Past Program