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Dylan Richards, a junior in high school in New York City, is the host of Dylan's Lunchbox, a local TV show that showcases restaurants and cafes in NYC that serve healthy, locally and organically grown, humanely raised food. He's been aired on NYC Media, Plum TV, Taxi TV, and a second season of Dylan's Lunchbox is currently in production. Dylan is also a food critic on Lunch NYC, a three time Emmy winner television show that reviews and critiques venues throughout NYC, the Hamptons and that is dedicated to the support of local farms and organic growing practices. To help spread his message of healthy eating, Dylanalso contributes every week to and has appeared on the radio show Edible Escapes and Dylan is an important link to the younger demographic and helps his peers identify a healthy lifestyle as a leader in the promotion of healthy eating and the support of local farms. Working together with the Birds Nest Foundation in support of the Ground Up Campaign, Dylanhelped educate school children on how to make healthier choices and informs them about the origins of food, as well as the importance of safe, sustainable, organic growing practices. He was recently honored by Word press for his Blogging and show.

Dylan studies Math, Science, English, History and Chinese and is a varsity athlete at his high school.Dylan has appeared in other short films in recent years with a focus on health-related issues, and has starred in a short-film intended to increase prostate cancer awareness. Dylan is also an avid Baseball player, he plays infield with the Bayside Yankees. Dylanlives with his mother, father, sister, and 3 dogs.

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Today’s Brilliance from Dylan Richards

As cliché; as it sounds, one should pursue their interests. If you find something that inspires and motivates you, then dedicate yourself to it. Think about how you would like to pursue your interest and, like the Nike commercial states, "Just Do It!" Do you want to be an advocate? To learn? To create and deliver a concept? How do you want to channel your enthusiasm? Don't waste time with things you don't care about. Look for something in the world that needs your help, something that you care about, and then commit. My interest in sustainable, local and organic…

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