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.

Helping the World Adapt to the Climate Crisis with Agricultural Solutions

As the climate crisis advances, the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture is working to support sustainable livelihoods and food security in resource-scarce regions.

Training Program Helps Communities Develop Local, Resilient Food Systems

The teams participating in the training program are working to ensure that their communities can access healthy food options. 

28 Organizations Transforming Chicago’s Food System

These 28 organizations are working to build a more resilient, equitable food system in Chicago, IL.

To Boldly Grow Details the Joys of Growing Your Own Food

Tamar Haspel’s To Boldly Grow details the author’s journey moving to Cape Cod and committing to eat at least one food that she produced every day.

Developing Community-Based Solutions for a Resilient Food System

Hosted by CEFS, the Symposium on Agriculture, Food Systems, and Climate Change will highlight research and farming practices that support resilient food and agriculture systems in North Carolina.

Rescuing the World’s Rarest Foods

The climate crisis, colonization, and prioritizing yield above all else has resulted in the loss of the world’s biodiversity.

Uplifting the Black Food Narrative

Chefs Tonya and David Thomas speak about their business H3irloom Food Group, uplifting the Black food narrative, and food education.

Fighting Food Waste and Food Insecurity Through Legislation

During a recent event on Capitol Hill, lawmakers, policy experts, and advocates fighting food waste called on Congress to pass legislation that can help keep surplus food out of landfills and redirect it to those in need. The event was…

Loiter Is Reimagining a New Future for East Cleveland

Loiter, a nonprofit in East Cleveland, Ohio, is reimagining a brighter future founded on economic justice for the city’s residents.

Bridging the Gap Between Nutrition and Food Business

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dorothy Shaver of Unilever discusses taking a holistic approach to sustainability.

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