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.

Feeding the Future: Newman’s Own Foundation Calls for Projects to Improve Food Justice for Children

Applications are open for the Food Justice for Kids Prize, which is seeking projects to address Indigenous food justice and nutrition education.

Cary Fowler and Geoffrey Hawtin Named 2024 World Food Prize Laureates

Fowler and Hawtin are recognized for their work in protecting global food security and biodiversity.

Making Big Bets for a More Resilient Future

“People are yearning for a message that is grounded in the idea that we can still do big things together,” says Rajiv Shah.

20 Organizations Cultivating the Food Movement in Atlanta

These organizations are supporting local food producers and regional economies, offering educational resources and agricultural training, and working to ensure that their neighbors don’t go hungry.

Pioneering the Future of Food: Student Innovators Lead the Way in National STEM Challenge

Students recognized through the National STEM Challenge will present their work in Washington D.C. to celebrate innovations in food security, agriculture technology, and more.

The Periodic Table of Food Initiative: Illuminating the Mysteries of What We Eat

Through the Periodic Table of Food Initiative researchers are working to understand the 26,000 biomolecules in our food.

Op-Ed | Ubuntu Food Systems: Bridging Top-Down and Bottom-Up Leadership

Inclusivity means bringing together a multitude of perspectives, including smallholder farmers, global research and development, finance, startups, activism, community mobilization, and non-profit organizations.

Mexico’s Precaution on GM Corn Safety Is Justified

The government of the U.S. and Canadian are using the USMCA to challenge Mexico’s efforts to ban the use of genetically modified corn.

Hardline U.S. Stance Ignores Non-GM Corn Opportunity for U.S. Farmers

U.S. farmers could be better served if leaders supported a smooth transition for those affected by Mexico’s corn policies.

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