Lisa Pedersen is a female food hero because she does so much to promote local and sustainable food. She tends a large veggie garden, forages for wild edibles and fishes in her local lakes. She also finds the time to write a blog about gardening, foraging and preparing food called "Small Purse, Big Garden." She shares her gardening experiences as well as delicious recipes in her blog and on her Facebook page of the same name. Lisa is a true female food hero!