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.

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.

New Book, Uncommonly Good, Shares Recipes and a Story of Shared Dreams

The recently released book by Matthew Wexler and Tesha Buss tells the story of two friends’ efforts to bring the retreat center, Good Commons, to life.

Redirecting Private Sector Finance for a Sustainable Food System

Panelists discuss how private investment must change to support sustainability in the food system.

Celebrating Sustainable Food Rooted in Place and Tradition

A panel discussion featuring chefs from the United States and Latin America discuss the importance of a diet that works with the environment.

A Plant-Forward Diet Can Be Delicious and Diverse

Chefs from South and East Asia discuss the importance of encouraging eaters to adopt plant-forward diets.

A Countdown to Earth Day: Register Now For Panel Series Food Culture, Health, and Climate

Join Food Tank as we count down to Earth Day with a series of panel conversations that explore the intersection of food culture, health, and climate.

Experts Discuss the Connection Between Human and Planetary Health

During an event co-hosted by Food Tank and the Barilla Foundation, experts argue that food, culture, and environmental health are inseparable.

Join Food Tank and the Danone Institute North America for a Conversation on Sustainable Food Systems

The free, online event will address solutions to build sustainable, local food systems.

U.N. Food Systems Champions on the Importance of Public Sector Finance and Fiscal Policy

Members of the U.N. Food Systems Champions Network discuss the ways that public finance and fiscal policy can support sustainable food systems.

Raley’s CEO Wants to Change the Way We Eat

President and CEO of Raley’s Family of Fine Foods talks about the role supermarkets can play in directing consumers toward healthier options.