Patricia Baker Sees Opportunity in Anti-Hunger Grassroots Movements

Patricia Baker, Senior Policy Advocate at Massachusetts Law Reform Institute (MLRI), is speaking at the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” which will be held in collaboration with Tufts University and Oxfam America on April 1, 2017.

Food Sell-By Dates Are About to Change In a Big Way

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), two major food industry retail and manufacturer organizations, calls for widespread adoption of two standard phrases for food labels: Best If Used By or Use By.

AVA Co-Founder on Using Technology to Promote a Healthier Society

Ian Brady, CEO and Co-Founder of AVA, is speaking at the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” which will be held in collaboration with Tufts University and Oxfam America on April 1, 2017.

WANDA: Crossing Geographies And Generations To Unveil Hidden Food Heroes

As part of Black History Month, Tambra Raye Stevenson, Founder and CEO of Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetics and Agriculture (WANDA), discusses how they are crossing continents to create a new generation of women and girl leaders from farm to fork.

Catalina Lopez-Ospina on Promoting Fresh Food Access in Boston

Catalina Lopez-Ospina, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Food Initiatives in Boston, is speaking at the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” which will be held in collaboration with Tufts University and Oxfam America on April 1, 2017.

Food Values: What We Choose to Eat and What We Throw Away

Tama Matsuoka discusses how modern cultural values about which food is good and which is bad cause consumers to waste food, and how to change that.

Oliver Gottfried: “Do not forget the hands that feed us”

Oliver Gottfried works around the United States and the world, focusing on farm workers rights, elevating their voices so that they can pursue better lives. He urges consumers to get to know their food system so that we can all take action when injustices arise.

Monique Mikhail: “Food is an issue that is at the heart of so many other issues”

Monique Mikhail looks for food system solutions by trading in big agribusiness for support of small-scale, ecological farmers. She calls for investment sustainability that is spear-headed by the current generation and an education system that passes on that knowledge to future generations.

Partnering with Traditional Land Owners for Harvesting Salt

Mount Zero Olive Grove, and the Barengi Gadjin Land Council, representing traditional landowners, have collaborated to respectfully hand harvest salt each year from a significant Aboriginal site.

Jessica Fanzo Calls for More Accountability Across the Food System

Dr. Jessica Fanzo talks food as a central part of our lives, the impact of our daily choices on health and income security around the world, and the idea that letting go of some traditions may help solve some of the most daunting problems our food system faces.