2017 was an exciting year for Food Tank, and we’re looking forward to more progress and sharing more interesting food and agriculture stories in 2018! Here’s a look at some of the organizations we think we’ll be talking more about.
Americans waste more than 165 million kilograms (364 million pounds) of food every day but two-thirds of residential food waste in the United States is edible. Meanwhile, 1 in 8 people in the U.S. do not have regular access to food.
Residents of New York City will waste 11 million pounds of food over Labor Day Weekend, while 1.4 million New Yorkers remain food insecure. Fortunately, there is enormous potential to recover that food, according to Food Tank and ReFED.
The type of food we choose to eat determines a large part of our personal carbon footprint. With a long shelf life, pasta helps reduce the amount of food that is thrown away by serving as a base for vegetables and other leftover foods that might otherwise go to waste. When combined with pulses, a
Passover Seder, a Jewish tradition taking place from April 10 to 18, 2017, is an opportunity for hosts and guests of the festivities to promote sustainable food practices.
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
The event will bring together 35+ experts including business executives, government officials, policymakers, nonprofit leaders, farmers, union leaders, chefs, and more. Interactive panel topics include Creating Resiliency in Food and Agriculture, Cultivating Global Food Security, Healthy Local and R
The President-elect has not appointed one of the most important positions in the new administration—the new Secretary of Agriculture. Who do you think should get the job?
As 2017 rolls in, food movements, people, and organizations are rallying to remove inequitable and damaging practices. Food Tank presents 117 initiatives which are at the forefront of sustainable development.
Thank you to speakers, sponsors, and attendees of the 2016 Chicago Food Tank Summit! Click here to watch the full summit stream.