12 Children’s Books to Grow Future Food Leaders

Children’s books are a great way to start critical conversations and reflections about food, community, and the environment: check out Food Tank’s 12 picks for the holiday season.

Questlove and Haile Thomas Bring Nutrition Activism to All Communities

On Food Talk, Questlove and Haile Thomas join Dani Nierenberg at the Second Annual NYC Food Tank Summit on Food Waste to talk about solutions to food waste and racism in the food system.

Europe May Lead the 21st Century Food System—With Needed Innovations

EIT Food is connecting consumers, start-ups, industry partners, innovators, small-to-medium enterprises, and universities across Europe for a future-proof food sector.

“We All Have to Be Open to Innovations in Food,” Says Sam Kass

“We need a pretty broad and ongoing shift in cultural norms around what we’re eating for our health and for environmental sustainability,” says Sam Kass on this week’s Food Talk.

Let’s Cook Kenyan Meals Nurtures Community and Healthy Lifestyles

Over 1.5 million more Kenyans cook at home with the help of Let’s Cook Kenyan Meals. Pamellah Oduor founded this Facebook page to bring joy, love and community through food.

Ways Forward to Step Up Soil Carbon and Meet Paris Pledges

One-third of carbon emissions are absorbed by the earth’s biosphere. After forests, agricultural lands and wetlands have the most potential to do this. A panel of experts convened at COP24 last week to discuss ways in which this potential can be realized.

Training Youth Key to Growing African Agriculture

For CORAF, training youth is not just a matter of preparing for the rising age of researchers or increasing unemployment, but a matter of enhancing the food system as a whole.

A Conversation with San Diego’s Experts in the Service Industry Workforce

Keith Maddox and Brigette Browning expose the realities of the San Diego labor force and how union organizations help relieve daily financial struggles for minimum wage workers.

Opinion | SNAP: A Cry for Economic Justice

Access to affordable nutritious food is a basic human right, not a privilege. However, for nearly 1 out of 8 Americans, hunger is a reality—as evidenced by the food insecurity rates which have remained at around 12 percent over the past three decades.

2018 SD Food Tank Summit: The Power of Storytelling

Yelp, restaurant influencers, and food bloggers make the jobs of food journalists difficult. But panelists at the San Diego Food Tank Summit highlight how telling stories about food can transform our food system.