Amy Martin
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Amy Martin is a Research and Writing Fellow at Food Tank and freelance public relations strategist. She earned her BA in English and American literature at Middlebury College.

New Wave Co-Founder Talks about the Future of Plant-Based Seafood

New Wave Foods Co-Founder Michelle Wolf believes the shift to plant-based protein isn’t just a fad; it’s a whole movement.

“One Planet. One Health” Amplifies Local Food Systems Solutions

Panelists discuss how to achieve inclusive, community-based food systems during a webinar co-hosted by Food Tank and the Danone Institute North America.

Reclaiming Indigenous Cuisine in Sub-Saharan Africa

In a recent panel, chefs from Western and Southern Africa discuss reclaiming Indigenous cuisine and strengthening local food networks.

Chefs Reimagine the Foods of their Ancestors for Healthy People and the Planet

In a panel discussion, chefs from Canada and Israel talk about how they draw inspiration from their ancestors to create local, sustainable foods.

Ecologists Use Mushrooms to Detoxify Soil and Water After Wildfires

Researchers are exploring how mushrooms can restore polluted soil and waterways.

Food Tank’s Spring 2021 Reading List

Food Tank is highlighting 23 books to help readers learn about the food system, cook with new flavors, and grow their own food this spring.

Million Gardens Movement Hopes to Build a Happier, Healthier World Through Home Gardening

A joint initiative by Modern Farmer and Big Green empowers one million American families to start their own home gardens.

Food Literacy Center To Open a Green Cooking School for Low-Income Students in Sacramento

Sacramento’s Food Literacy Center will offer students hands-on cooking classes from a new net-zero energy facility and garden.

Women Discuss the Power of Indigenous Foodways in James Beard Panel

Women activists talk about their role in preserving and elevating Indigenous foodways during a recent panel organized by the James Beard Foundation and First Nations Development Institute.

Michelle Obama’s New Cooking Show Inspires Kids to Try Foods from Around the World

First lady Michelle Obama joins two puppets—Waffles and Mochi—on a culinary journey across the globe in a new family-friendly show.