World Orchard Project

Advisory Group Biographies

Will Tuttle

Author, "The World Peace Diet: Eating for Spiritual Health & Social Harmony"; acclaimed musician with six CDs of uplifting piano music, including Animal Songs and Ascension; cofounder of the Worldwide Prayer Circle for Animals ; VegNews columnist; 15 year full-time traveling ministry; trained in Korea as a Zen Buddhist monk; 25-year vegan.


Matt Kelly

Matt Kelly is the former General Manager of the Brodie Mountain Ski Resort in Massachusetts. He also served on the Board of Directors of EarthSave International. He was a member of the Crew of Sea Shepherd's Mission to Stop Whaling in Antarctica  He is a local activist in the Berkshire (MA) Vegetarian Network and Berkshire Advocates for Animals. He is currently President of the Hoffman Bird Club of Western Massachusetts ( ). Matt wishes to promote a Gandhian-style approach to the world's issues. He's a firm believer in, "You must be the change you wish to see."


Brenda Davis, RD

Brenda Davis, registered dietitian/nutritionist, is a leader in her field and an internationally acclaimed speaker. She has worked as a public health nutritionist, clinical nutrition specialist, nutrition consultant, academic nutrition instructor, and is a past chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association. Brenda is author of five books the best-sellers, Becoming Vegetarian and Becoming Vegan, Dairy-free and Delicious, Defeating Diabetes and The New Becoming Vegetarian. She has also authored numerous professional and lay articles. Brenda recently completed a 7 month speaking tour covering 42 US states where she spoke to thousands of health professionals and lay people. She was also a featured speaker at the National Nutrition Conference in London England during her tour. Brenda lives in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.
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Howard Lyman

A fourth generation farmer/cattle rancher from Montana gives Howard inside knowledge on what is wrong and unsustainable in our food chain. Howard is an internationally known speaker and author with vast experience and knowledge about Mad Cow Disease and similar topics. He spent 5 years as a Washington DC lobbyist for better "Organic Farming Practices". Besides being husband and father of 6 children, he has found time to serve as President of EarthSave International, the International Vegetarian Union and helped many other organizations. Founder of Voice for a Viable Future, author of Mad Cowboy & No More Bull.
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