Ari Eisenstadt
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Ari Eisenstadt is a avid food and sustainable agriculture enthusiast with an eclectic background in physics, policy, and urban farming. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area where he can be found singing, meditating, hiking, playing ultimate frisbee, or going to food waste-themed events.

When Urban Agriculture and Food Justice Are at Odds: Antonio Roman-Alcalá and Erin Havens on AB 551

AB551, a bill designed to support urban agriculture across California, was passed with the hopes that it would also work towards food justice. Food First’s Antonio Roman-Alcalá and Erin Havens think it might be doing otherwise.

Action-Oriented Research for Jamaican Farmers: Interview with the Winners of the BCFN YES Competition

Shaneica Lester and Anne-Teresa Birthwright have won the BCFN YES Competition with a proposal for action-oriented research on irrigation strategies for Jamaican farmers. Here’s how the became interested in the work and where they’re going next.

Empowering Indian Farmers: An Interview with Sneh Yadav

Food Tank speaks with Sneh Yadav, an Indian farmer and food entrepreneur, about organic farming and India’s food culture.

Connect with the Leading Edge of Food Innovation: Future Food-Tech

Looking for a way to engage with the leading edge of food investment and technology? ReThink Events will have the Future Food-Tech Summit in San Francisco on March 29 and 30. At the event, investors, start-ups, technology companies, and food…

Jamaican Researchers Win YES Competition, Proposing an Action-Oriented Irrigation Study for Small Farmers

YES Competition winners Anne-Teresa Birthwright and Shaneica Lester are going to study climate-adaptive irrigation strategies for small farmers. The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition has just concluded their YES (Young Earth Solutions) Competition, an annual opportunity for young researchers…