Gary Paul Nabhan is an internationally celebrated nature writer, food and farming activist, and proponent of conserving the links between biodiversity and cultural diversity. He holds the W.K. Kellogg Endowed Chair in Sustainable Food Systems at the University of Arizona Southwest Center, where he works with students, faculty and non-profits to build a more just, nutritious, sustainable and climate-resilient foodshed spanning the US/Mexico border. He’s also the author of numerous books, including "Mesquite, "Food from the Radical Center," "Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land," "Renewing America’s Food Traditions" and "Chasing Chiles." He lives in southern Arizona.