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.

JEDI Collaborative, New Hope Network Launch New Survey to Improve Diversity of Food Business Leaders

JEDI Collaborative and New Hope Network hope to use the survey results to inform efforts to make food businesses more inclusive, equitable, and just.

Complete the National Young Farmer Survey and Help Build a Better Farming Future

Data from the 2022 National Young Farmer Survey will inform advocacy efforts to build more equitable farm systems.

U.S. Fishing Communities Fear Effects of Offshore Wind

The first commercial scale offshore wind farm promises to produce enough energy to power thousands of Massachusetts homes and businesses. What does this mean for fishing communities?

An Unprecedented Year of Action

After a busy 2021, Food Tank is reflecting on all that we learned from the leaders and visionaries who highlighted opportunities for change in the food system.

How a New Bill Can Help Fight Food Waste and Hunger

A new bipartisan Bill is designed to help food businesses, retailers, farmers, and more donate food to those in need.

Food Businesses, Nonprofits Urge Congress to Remove Barriers to Food Donation

The Food Donation Improvement Act of 2021 has the potential to cut food waste and help bring safe, quality food to the millions of U.S. residents who experience food insecurity.

Company Raises New Funding to Accelerate Food Waste Prevention

The software company Spoiler Alert partners with consumer packaged goods brands to help them manage inventories and reduce waste.

Food Systems Change Takes a Community: “No One Can Do This Alone”

Farmers, food systems advocates, and business leaders discuss the ways that food systems can help to empower people and support the planet.

Food and Agriculture Offer Solutions to the Climate Crisis

Please join Food Tank as we showcase the essential role food systems play in addressing the climate crisis at the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP26). Register now to attend Food Tank and our partners’ programming virtually or in person by…

10 Projects Increasing the Resilience of Urban Food Systems

From La Paz to Mezitli, these cities are home to projects that are nourishing eaters and making food systems more sustainable.