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The Fixers: Meet the People Overhauling the Broken Food System

The broken food system is a hydra-headed problem. Significant changes need to be made on multiple fronts. Meet the people working to make significant change; Their work on multiple fronts collectively moves the needle.

Click on each photo to learn more about each person.

Mar Diego of Dough Girl | Still from "Broken Bread"
Mar Diego of Dough Girl | Still from "Broken Bread"
Mar Diego of Dough Girl | Still from "Broken Bread"
Mar Diego of Dough Girl helps troubled youth imagine a brighter future for themselves by learning how to make fresh food, especially hand-thrown gourmet pies. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Olympia Auset of SÜPRMARKT | Still from "Broken Bread"
Olympia Auset of Süprmarkt | Still from "Broken Bread"
Olympia Auset of SÜPRMARKT| Still from "Broken Bread"
Olympia Auset of Süprmarkt provides organic fruits and vegetables to low-income communities in L.A. at an affordable price.| Still from "Broken Bread"
Bill Bracken of Bracken's Kitchen | Still from "Broken Bread"
Bill Bracken of Bracken's Kitchen | Still from "Broken Bread"
Bill Bracken of Bracken's Kitchen and Roy Choi | Still from "Broken Bread"
Bill Bracken of Bracken's Kitchen partners with local restaurants and food companies to make free healthy, delicious meals for people without resources using food that would have otherwise been thrown away. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Desiree Edwards of Watts Coffee House | Still from "Broken Bread"
Desiree Edwards of Watts Coffee House | Still from "Broken Bread"
Desiree Edwards of Watts Coffee House | Still from "Broken Bread"
Desiree Edwards of Watts Coffee House runs this diner, which has become a community hub for the people of Watts. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Virgil Grant | Still from "Broken Bread"
Virgil Grant | Still from "Broken Bread"
Virgil Grant walks with Roy Choi | Still from "Broken Bread"
Virgil Grant of Southern California Coalition fights for diversity in an increasingly white legalized cannabis industry. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Ron Finley | Still from "Broken Bread"
Ron Finley | Still from "Broken Bread"
Ron Finley | Still from "Broken Bread"
Ron Finley empowers people to transform their communities by growing their own food. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Robert Egger | Still from "Broken Bread"
Robert Egger | Still from "Broken Bread"
Robert Egger | Still from "Broken Bread"
For the past thirty years, Robert Egger's D.C. Central Kitchen and L.A. Kitchen nonprofits have been working to fix a broken food system on multiple fronts: by collecting excess food from hospitality industries and turning them into healthy meals; these meals are made by former transients and previously incarcerated, who are learning new skills that will allow them to work in the restaurant industry. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Henry Fischer and Anna Rose Hopkins of Hank and Bean | Still from "Broken Bread"
Henry Fischer and Anna Rose Hopkins of Hank and Bean | Still from "Broken Bread"
Henry Fischer and Anna Rose Hopkins of Hank and Bean show Roy Choi their menu | Still from "Broken Bread"
Henry Fischer and Anna Rose Hopkins of Hank and Bean challenges our views of food by exploring menus informed by the region and the environmental issues the world faces. Hank and Bean works in collaboration with artist Marina Zurkow. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Fr. Greg Boyle of Homeboy Industries | Still from "Broken Bread"
Fr. Greg Boyle of Homeboy Industries | Still from "Broken Bread"
Fr. Greg Boyle of Homeboy Industries | Still from "Broken Bread"
Father Greg Boyle of Homeboy Industries helps former gang members and previously incarcerated by training them to be part of socially-minded food enterprises. | Still from "Broken Bread"
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Top Image: Roy Choi walking with Olympia Auset | Still from "Broken Bread"  

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