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Ken Botts

Ken Botts has over 35 years of food service experience. He was previously with the University of North Texas, where he helped launch the nation’s first vegan dining hall. His work has been covered by USA Today, ABC News and Food Service Director Magazine. In 2014, he joined the Humane Society of the United States as director of food and nutrition. Since then, he has helped food service leaders around the world meet the demand for more sustainable dining through menu design, culinary education and concept development. His mission in life is to help make the world a better place, one plate at a time.

Content by Ken Botts

  • Blog Post

    Food for thought

    It's not all bean burgers! The Humane Society of the United States shares Meatless Monday recipes online and in its magazine, including avocado tostadas ...

    How sheltering professionals can help foster a humane society for all animals

    It’s hard to overstate the importance of food. It keeps us alive, obviously, but it’s also at the center of so many of our favorite traditions, from Sunday brunch, to the heaving Thanksgiving table, to Taco Tuesday. So it’s no surprise that people bristle when others suggest eating less or none of their favorite familiar foods. No one likes change, especially when it’s a change from how we've been eating our whole lives!

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