Jerry James Stone



Food, Green living


California Polytechnic State University


Jerry James Stone is a food blogger, vegetarian chef, activist, and internet personality who started writing for Treehugger in 2004. He is the founder and editor in chief of the popular plant-based food blog,, which focuses on planet-friendly eating and sustainability.


Stone has worn many hats in the sustainable media world, from writer and digital marketer to social media manager and internet personality. With his food blog he has partnered with brands like Whole Foods Market, Facebook, and Twitter, and he’s been featured online at People, TODAY, the Huffington Post, and regularly on BuzzFeed.

Stone’s YouTube channel has over 500 videos produced to date; his most popular video has over 20,000,000 views. He also does cooking demos on local TV shows such as Good Day Sacramento. In 2012, Stone won a Shorty Award in the “Green” category. He serves on the advisory board of SXSW for their festival's environmental conference, SXSW Eco.


  • “A Vegan Survival Guide for the Holidays” Forward by  Ed Begley Jr.

  • “Holidazed” Foreword by Grammy Award-winning singer Michelle Branch,

  • “Made with Coffee - a Cookbook for Coffee Lovers, Caffeine Addicts, and Foodies”


 Stone has a degree in computer engineering from California Polytechnic State University.


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