Food Tank recently had the opportunity to speak with Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of Food & Water Watch, who was one of the speakers at the 2015 Food Tank Summit in partnership with The George Washington University.
Food Tank (FT): What will your message be at the Food Tank Summit?
Weninah Hauter (WH): We need to organize for political change, not just vote with our fork.
(FT): How are you contributing to building a better food system?
(WH): Food & Water Watch is working on many aspects of the food system through our 17 offices.
(FT): What are the biggest obstacles or challenges you face in achieving your organization’s goals?
(WH): Corporate money buying public policy.
(FT): Who is your food hero and why?
(WH): Family farmers who are struggling to maintain their livelihoods when the odds are against them.
(FT): In 140 characters or less what is the most important thing we can all do to help change the food system?
(WH): Get involved in the political change that is necessary to take back our democracy.