Stephen Ritz

November 21, 2020 Brad Peebler

Stephen Ritz


Stephen Ritz is a South Bronx educator who believes that students should not have to leave their community to live, learn, and earn in a better one. An internationally acclaimed award-winning educator, Stephen is the author of the best-selling book “The Power Of A Plant” and founder of nonprofit Green Bronx Machine. Known as “America’s Favorite Teacher,” Stephen is responsible for creating the world’s first edible classroom. Stephen was a Top Ten Finalist for the Global Teacher Prize, named Global Humanitarian, Food Tank Hero, TEDx Prize Winner and a Global Food Educator, and he has presented at the Obama White House three times.