Elena Seeley
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Elena Seeley is Food Tank’s Content Director. She earned a BA in Biology from Grinnell College and an MA in Food Studies from New York University, where she focused on food policy and food-based social movements. Elena has worked with food justice nonprofit organizations, including WhyHunger and The People’s Seed, and is passionate about promoting stories to help build a more equitable and sustainable food system.

Putting Hunger Prevention Back on the Global Agenda

Global hunger is worsening, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. U.N. FAO Chief Economist Maximo Torero identifies three concerning trends contributing to the crisis.

U.N. Food Systems Champions Discuss Solutions that Support Nutritious Diets for All

Experts discuss why food systems must support not just calorie production, but nutrient-dense, locally adapted diets.

New Competition Places Youth at the Center of Food Systems Change

Young people aged 13-18 can enter a one-minute video for the chance to have their call to action shared with a global audience.

Food Tank Announces Additions to Board of Directors

Regina Anderson and Marc Zornes join Food Tank’s board.

“Squashing Superbugs” Calls for a Reduction in the Misuse of Antibiotics

Antibiotic resistance is emerging as one of the biggest threats to public health. During a recent event, co-hosted by Food Tank, experts argue there is still time to act.

Squashing Superbugs in the Livestock Industry

The fight against superbugs requires us to reconsider our use of antibiotics in livestock.

Reducing the Misuse of Antibiotics

The food system is contributing to antibiotic resistance. But we can change that.

Seventh Generation Wants to Show How Businesses Can Do Better

Through sustainability commitments, the certified B corporation is working to set an example for other companies.

U.N. Food Systems Champions on Scaling Agroecology

Members of the U.N. Food Systems Champions Network call for greater inclusivity, education, more communication across all sectors.

Startups Looking to Change the Snack Industry with Planet-Forward Options

A new program is helping startup companies expand their business and promote healthy and environmentally-friendly snacks for the future.