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.

Experts Discuss the Connection Between Human and Planetary Health

During an event co-hosted by Food Tank and the Barilla Foundation, experts argue that food, culture, and environmental health are inseparable.

Join Food Tank and the Danone Institute North America for a Conversation on Sustainable Food Systems

The free, online event will address solutions to build sustainable, local food systems.

U.N. Food Systems Champions on the Importance of Public Sector Finance and Fiscal Policy

Members of the U.N. Food Systems Champions Network discuss the ways that public finance and fiscal policy can support sustainable food systems.

Raley’s CEO Wants to Change the Way We Eat

President and CEO of Raley’s Family of Fine Foods talks about the role supermarkets can play in directing consumers toward healthier options.

U.N. Food Systems Champions Discuss the Hidden Costs of the Food System

Members of the United Nations Food Systems Champions Network discuss the hidden costs and benefits of the food system.

Michael Moss’s Hooked Explores the Ways Companies Manipulate Our Diets

Hooked by Michael Moss explores food addiction, the importance of government intervention, and companies’ tactics to keep consumers coming back for more.

A Community Fights for Power in “A Reckoning in Boston”

A new film, A Reckoning in Boston, explores the development of Boston’s first urban farming co-op and the racist and misogynistic structures that oppress communities of color.

U.N. Food Systems Champions Discuss Public Research for the Public Good

During a panel hosted by Food Tank, the Global Alliance for the Future of Food, and IFAD, experts discuss the need to increase public research engages with and addresses the needs of communities.

As Power Returns in Parts of Texas, Hunger Remains

Mutual aid organizations and other nonprofits across Texas are working quickly to get food and clean water to the millions impacted by the recent storm.

Biogas Is Not the Answer to the Industrialized Pork Industry, Experts Say

Experts argue that biogas is not a viable solution to the harm caused by factory farms in North Carolina.