Baylen Linnekin

Baylen Linnekin is a lawyer and is the founder and executive director of the Washington DC-based nonprofit Keep Food Legal (, the first and only nationwide, grassroots membership organization devoted to culinary freedom. Keep Food Legal (@keepfoodlegal) and its members advocate for the rights of people to eat and drink what they want, including everything from raw milk to trans fats, hemp to soda, and foie gras to Four Loko. Baylen, who has been drinking coffee since age 6, has a tattoo of a cup of coffee on his arm.