Food Tank recently had the opportunity to speak with Frank Sesno, creator and host of Planet Forward, 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?
Frank Sesno (FS): The challenge, complexity, and importance of telling the food story.
(FT): How are you contributing to building a better food system?
(FS): Better systems through better understanding and engagement of students and others in a genuine dialogue while also utilizing the media as to get the message out to a broader audience.
(FT): What are the biggest obstacles or challenges you face in achieving your organization’s goals?
(FS): Funding, cutting through a crowded media market place, and finding excellent storytellers.
(FT): Who is your food hero and why?
(FS): Rick Leach, President of the World Food Program, US. Rick has incredible dedication and global humanitarian reach.
(FT): In 140 characters or less what is the most important thing we can all do to help change the food system?
(FS): Better information means better food, nutrition, and access. Grow well, eat well.