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.

Watch “The Impact of COVID-19 on Restaurants”

Food Tank and Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center recently hosted The Impact of COVID-19 on Restaurants. Watch the full event now and learn from some of the top chefs as they discuss the ways the pandemic is impacting the restaurant industry.

Bigger Is Not Always Better: Farming and Sustainability with Niman Ranch

A Niman Ranch farmer for 20 years, Dale Koestler explains what the network means to him and how it has allowed him to continue his sustainable practices even as the farming landscape changes around him.

What Are the Implications of the Election Results on the Food Movement?

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” Dani and Katherine Miller of Table 81 moderate a panel discussing the results of the election.

How the 2020 Election Will Impact Food, Agriculture, and Labor in the U.S.

Local elections and ballot measures in the 2020 election have implications for policies in food, agriculture, and labor policies in the United States.

Lineup Announcement: Food Tank’s Virtual Summit

On December 1, Food Tank, in partnership with the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition, we will host our virtual summit “Resetting the Food System from Farm to Fork.”

Join Food Tank and FAO North America for the 2020 World Food Day Twitter Chat

Food Tank and FAO North America will host a live Twitter chat to discuss how consumers to policymakers businesses can come together to build a stronger, more resilient food system.

Honoring Indigenous Food Systems With A-dae Romero-Briones

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani speaks with the Director of Programs – Native Agriculture and Food Systems for First Nations Development Institute, A-dae Romero-Briones. They discuss the work First Nations, kincentric ecology and land stewardship, as well as…

Congratulations to the World Food Programme for Nobel Peace Prize!

The U.N. World Food Programme has won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for “for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict affected areas.”

How Writers Are Impacting the Food System

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” hear about the authors who are writing about and inspiring change in the food system today. Dani talks with Marion Nestle, Tom Philpott, Hari Pulapaka, and Michael Pollan.

After a Sharp Increase, the Rate of Food Waste May Be Slowing

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” Dani discusses the consequences of food waste as well as the people and organizations that are working to combat it.