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.

How to Build a Sustainable Blue Food Economy

Bringing together more than 100 scientists, an initiative emphasizes the importance of aquatic foods to food systems transformation.

Developing a More Inclusive Food Future Through Research and Innovation

Using human-centered design, research, and development, researchers are working to build resilience in the food system.

Companies Urge Congress to Help Fight Food Waste

If passed, the Food Donation Improvement Act can help to cut food waste and address food insecurity.

What Extreme Heat Means for Crop Productivity

Changes in crop productivity are expected to drive food prices and land use up.

7 Tips to Slash Food Waste at Home

Food Tank is rounding up seven tips to help everyone fight food waste in their own homes.

Global Food Security During the War in Ukraine: Rising Prices and the Danger of Famine In Africa and Asia

The number of malnourished people may rise by more than 8 million in the coming year as a result of Russia’s war on Ukraine.

New Book Lifts Up Traditional Farming Practices as a Solution to the Climate Crisis

Healing Grounds highlights traditional farming practices that can build resilience in response to climate change.

The Coalition Fighting to Save Independent Restaurants

Chef and food advocate Tom Colicchio talks about the future of the hospitality industry and the changing culture of restaurants and explains why the issue of food waste is “low hanging fruit.”

From Emergency to Resilience: Building a Better Food System for New York City

Food system advocates and policymakers called for changes that support farmers, address system inequities, and take a holistic approach to food systems.

Roots, Resistance, and Reclamation in the Food System

Roots, Resistance, and Reclamation explores how Black women are embracing the roots of African Diasporic food systems, resisting the current food system, and reclaiming food and land.