Nell Newman

Born Apr 8, 1959

Elinor Teresa Newman is a former child actress who performed under the name of Nell Potts. She is an environmentalist, biologist, and a prominent supporter of sustainable agriculture, who became an entrepreneur when she founded an organic food and pet food production company, Newman's Own Organics. Born in New York, New York she was the first child of actors Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman.… Read More

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  • “Where The Wild Things Are”
    Clarke Daily News - May 10, 2012
  • Our Economic Problem: Where Will Growth Come From? Huffington Post
    Google News - Aug 24, 2011
  • Los Gatos Eucalyptus Magazine Interviews Nell Newman Of Newman's Own Organics San Francisco Chronicle (Press Release)
    Google News - Aug 21, 2011
  • Ri Farm Fresh Local Food Fest Raised $48835 Patch.Com
    Google News - Aug 07, 2011


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1959 Birth Born on April 8, 1959.


1987 28 Years Old She attended the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine, from which she graduated in 1987. … Read More


1993 34 Years Old Following her education in human ecology at the College of the Atlantic, she worked as a biologist for fundraising institutions until 1993, when, at the age of thirty-four, she founded Newman’s Own Organics. … Read More


2014 55 Years Old In 2014, Newman received the prestigious Rachel Carson Award from The National Audubon Society for her environmental leadership. … Read More
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