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.

‘Little Peasants’ Takes Audiences Behind the Closed Doors of a Workers’ Organizing Campaign

Little Peasants puts audience members in baristas’ shoes and reveals the tactics employers use to thwart organizing efforts. 

20 Books Shaping Our View of Food Systems to Read this Winter

Searching for your next food systems book? Look no further! Food Tank’s reading list rounds up 20 titles on food and agriculture systems to get you through the winter.

‘We’re Finally Winning:’ One Fair Wage’s Fight to End Subminimum Wages Is Gaining Momentum

One Fair Wage is celebrating victories across the United States as they fight to raise wages and end the subminimum wage.

A New Year and New Opportunities: What’s Next for the Food Movement

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” hear what lies ahead for the food movement in 2024.

124 Food and Agriculture Organizations to Watch in 2024!

These organizations are leveraging the power of unusual partnerships, giving voice to youth, and investing in community-led innovations and solutions.

Toward Zero Waste: A New National Strategy to Halve Food Loss and Waste by 2030

The new National Strategy emphasizes interagency collaboration to create a more circular economy.

Mission-Driven Food Businesses Are Stepping Up to Transform Food Systems

Mission-driven food companies aren’t waiting to take climate action.

Turning the Tide: Investors Prioritize Agriculture in Net Zero Framework

By reclassifying the agriculture, forestry, and fisheries sector as “high impact,” the investment community is taking an important step in aligning their work with climate goals.

Dispatch From The UN Climate Change Conference: Monday, Dec. 11

At COP28, the food movement showed its strength, demonstrating there are countless pathways to follow and impactful actions to take.

How Fair Trade Empowers Farmers and Promotes Sustainability

Fairtrade International is working to empower farmers, promote gender equity, and encourage youth to pursue sustainable careers in agriculture.

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