With 30 million tons of plastic thrown away annually in the U.S. alone, plastic waste can feel hopeless—but it’s easier than it seems to make an impactful change.
In honor of International Youth Day, Food Tank has highlighting 18 youth who are building a stronger the food system for the future.
These 28 organizations are preserving Indigenous food systems and promoting Indigenous food sovereignty.
Food Tank is highlighting 27 seed saving organizations around the world that are working to preserve genetic diversity and protect food security.
What does the future of the food system look like? How do we get there? These questions and quotes from food system leaders help shine a light on the road ahead for farmers, advocates, journalists, chefs, agricultural workers, business owners, grocery store employees, scientists, entrepreneurs, and eaters.
The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts announced food system expert Danielle Nierenberg as the recipient of the sixth annual Julia Child Award. Nierenberg is being recognized for her work as a global thought leader on a mission to build a more equitable food system and as a champion for underrepresented voices in the industry.
Food Tank’s summer 2020 reading list includes books on a wide range of topics, including food access and culture in Black communities, food relief programs, and the effects of technology on global food supply chains.
Government policies and organizations are implementing programs that encourage and provide access to a diet high in fresh, nutritious foods.