Elena Seeley
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Elena Seeley is Food Tank’s Content Coordinator. 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.

Michael Moss’s Hooked Explores the Ways Companies Manipulate Our Diets

Hooked by Michael Moss explores food addiction, the importance of government intervention, and companies’ tactics to keep consumers coming back for more.

A Community Fights for Power in “A Reckoning in Boston”

A new film, A Reckoning in Boston, explores the development of Boston’s first urban farming co-op and the racist and misogynistic structures that oppress communities of color.

U.N. Food Systems Champions Discuss Public Research for the Public Good

During a panel hosted by Food Tank, the Global Alliance for the Future of Food, and IFAD, experts discuss the need to increase public research engages with and addresses the needs of communities.

As Power Returns in Parts of Texas, Hunger Remains

Mutual aid organizations and other nonprofits across Texas are working quickly to get food and clean water to the millions impacted by the recent storm.

Biogas Is Not the Answer to the Industrialized Pork Industry, Experts Say

Experts argue that biogas is not a viable solution to the harm caused by factory farms in North Carolina.

Investing in a Better Future of Snacking

CoLab is a new start-up engagement program for entrepreneurs to create healthy snacks that are delicious and good for the planet.

Developing Equitable Technology for Food Security

In an event on digital and physical food security, experts discussed how technological solutions can support food security without deepening existing inequities.

The Food System Needs More than a Digitally Skilled Workforce, Experts Say

In a recent panel about a digitally skilled workforce, experts the ways that technology and automation can help and harm food justice efforts.

Harnessing the Power of Data for the Food System

During a panel on the intersection of food and technology, experts discuss what communities need to use data fairly and effectively to build a better food system.

Broadband Expansion Benefits a More Resilient Food System

In a recent panel discussion, experts explain why it is essential to promote broadband expansion in rural communities.