How to Create Resiliency in Food and Agriculture (Food Tank Summit 2017 at GWU)

From the 2017 Food Tank Summit held at George Washington University. Moderator: April Fulton, Food and Health Writer, National Public Radio. Panelists Include: 1. Roger Johnson, President, National Farmers Union (NFU) 2. Emily Buck, Farmer, one of the USFRA Faces…

Francesca Allievi on Harnessing the Power of Youth in Agriculture

Francesca Allievi, President of the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) YES Alumni Network, talks about the value of youth involvement in agriculture and creating a global network to make an impact on the food system.

Haspel: “People who sell food need to be responsive to the people who buy it”

Tamar Haspel, columnist for the Washington Post, 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.

Mexican Organic Network Takes on Certification

The cost of organic certification is out of reach for many small-scale producers. The Mexican network Tianguis y Mercados Organicos is working to fix that, by using Participatory Certification Systems in their local organic markets.

Will Masters: “The food system offers common ground between people”

Will Masters, Professor at Tufts University, is speaking at Food Tank’s first Boston Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” on April 1, 2017, in collaboration with Tufts University and Oxfam America.

35+ Food Experts Descend on Boston for Food Tank Summit

The Inaugural Food Tank Summit in Boston is hosted in collaboration with the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University and Oxfam

New York’s Dynamic Duo Leads the Food Waste Fight with Transfernation

Samir and Hannah started as two college students with an idea—now, the duo leads the fight against food waste for events across New York City, rescuing tens of thousands of pounds of food annually. Learn more about their story and future plans in this exclusive interview with Food Tank.

See the Speaker Lineup for the Inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit

Food Tank presents “Investing in Discovery,” its first Boston Summit and its second one of 2017 on April 1. This event will bring together food experts and industry professionals for a day of unprecedented discussion.

South Sudanese Fighting Famine

The United Nations declares famine in South Sudan—42 percent of population requires immediate aid—and requests US$4.4 billion to avoid catastrophe.