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Food Tank’s summer 2020 reading list includes books on a wide range of topics, including food access in Black communities, emergency relief, and tech.

Food Tank’s Summer 2020 Reading List

New on the Podcast: Ricardo Salvador talks Science Advocacy and Marcel Van Ooyen Discusses Farmers’ Markets as Essential Businesses

Small scale farms Offer a Model of Resilience

COVID-19 and the Global Food Supply: Big Lessons from the World’s Small Farms

New on the Podcast: Rowen White Talks Indigenous Seed Sovereignty, and Viraj Puri Says Urban Greenhouses Can Transform Produce

Renewable Energy Companies Team Up with Food banks

Feeding Families in Need: Renewable Energy Companies Enter the Mix

New on the Podcast: Birgit Cameron and Kurt Beardslee Talk Recent Executive Order and the Fight to Restore Wild Fish Populations

New on the Podcast: Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah on Youth-Powered Agricultural Development

Elijah's Promise Tries to Meet the Community's Needs During COVID-19

Food Pantry Elijah’s Promise Faces Greater Demand During COVID-19

New on the Podcast: Rebecca Eyre on Equity in Eating Disorder Treatment and Curt Ellis on FoodCorps and Food and Nutrition Education

How Garden-Based Education Programs Are Adapting to COVID-19

New on the Podcast: Ricardo Salvador talks Science Advocacy and Marcel Van Ooyen Discusses Farmers’ Markets as Essential Businesses

Ricardo Salvador, the Director of the Food and Environment program of the Union of Concerned Scientists talks science advocacy, and Marcel Van Ooyen, President and CEO of GrowNYC discusses farmers’ markets and food access

COVID-19 and the Global Food Supply: Big Lessons from the World’s Small Farms

Successes in farming communities from Nepal to Guatemala hold lessons for those in the U.S. who see small-scale farms as one way to build resilience. Though each success story is different, the communities often share three commonalities.

New on the Podcast: Rowen White Talks Indigenous Seed Sovereignty, and Viraj Puri Says Urban Greenhouses Can Transform Produce

On Food Talk Live: Rowen White, the director of Sierra Seeds and an Indigenous seed sovereignty advocate, describes the benefits of good seed stewardship. Later, Dani is joined by Gotham Greens CEO Viraj Puri to talk about how to make urban agriculture profitable, sustainable, and community-oriented.

Feeding Families in Need: Renewable Energy Companies Enter the Mix

As food insecurity in the U.S. rises and food relief programs grapple with overwhelming demand during the pandemic, some unusual partners—renewable energy companies—are stepping up.

New on the Podcast: Birgit Cameron and Kurt Beardslee Talk Recent Executive Order and the Fight to Restore Wild Fish Populations

Managing Director of Patagonia Provisions, Birgit Cameron, and Kurt Beardslee explain how the recent Executive Order could affect human health, coastal economies, and the fight to restore wild fish populations.

New on the Podcast: Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah on Youth-Powered Agricultural Development

Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah describes his work at the intersection of agricultural development and youth livelihoods in Africa.

Food Pantry Elijah’s Promise Faces Greater Demand During COVID-19

Local food pantries, like New Jersey-based Elijah’s Promise, are working on the frontlines of COVID-19 to feed vulnerable communities, but they are struggling to meet the rising demand for their services.

New on the Podcast: Rebecca Eyre on Equity in Eating Disorder Treatment and Curt Ellis on FoodCorps and Food and Nutrition Education

Rebecca Eyre discusses equity in eating disorder treatment. Curt Ellis discusses school food and nutrition education

How Garden-Based Education Programs Are Adapting to COVID-19

In response to school closures as a result of COVID-19, two garden-based education programs in the South are adapting similar approaches to continue to use gardening as an educational tool for students.

New on the Podcast: Carlotta Mast on the Natural Products Industry and Russell Diez-Canseco talks Conscious Capitalism

Carlotta Mast with The New Hope Network joins the podcast to talk about the natural and organic products market and Russell Diez-Canseco of Vital Farms talks conscious capitalism.

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