Eddie Garza is Senior Manager of Food & Nutrition for the Humane Society of the United States and is a leading figure in the movement to reform food systems in Latino communities. Garza and his work have been featured by a wide variety of media outlets in the United States and Mexico, including CNN, Telemundo, Univision, Fox News, TV Azteca, Latin Times, and Caracol Radio.
Garza has collaborated with some of the nation’s most influential school districts and higher education institutions to develop and implement innovative plant-based meal programs, and has conducted culinary trainings and ideations for major hospitals, restaurant groups, culinary schools, and public school systems in regions with high Hispanic populations.
He's a sought-after speaker, culinary coach, published writer, and thought leader on issues related to Latino health, and has lectured and presented at top universities, public school forums, and major conferences, including the Texas Association for School Nutrition and SXSW.
Garza is an avid runner and yogi.