Elena Seeley
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Elena Seeley is Food Tank’s Content Coordinator. 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.

Niman Ranch Event Highlights Resilience vs. Efficiency in the Food System

In the panel “Resilience vs. Efficiency,” moderated by Danielle Nierenberg, author Michael Pollan, Niman Ranch’s Paul Willis, and Tanka’s Bar Dawn Sherman discuss what resilience looks like in the food system today.

Women are Creating Solutions to the Hunger Crisis

Women are disproportionately impacted by natural disasters and public health crises. Despite this, food systems solutions often fail to address gender equity. On the podcast, Dani talks about the essential role women play in building a better food system.

New on the Podcast: Food and Nutrition Educators Find New Ways to Meet Students’ Needs

On this week’s episode of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” hear about the teachers and educational organizations working to ensure that students stay fed and engaged.

More Than a Farmer Network, Niman Ranch Is a Family

In the 20 years since Penny and Dean Janousek became a part of the Niman Ranch network, their commitment to sustainable farming has never wavered.

New on the Podcast: The Future of Food Policy Has Big Implications for the Environment

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” learn about Kamala Harris on dietary guidelines and the implications of food policy. And hear from Ted Nordhaus of the Breakthrough Institute, Tom Philpott, author of Perilous Bounty, and Luis Guardia of FRAC.

New on the Podcast: Youth are Key to a Sustainable Food System

On the latest episode of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” hear about the youth inspiring change in the food system and the organizations that are working to ensure that children lead healthy lives.

Rocky Dawuni’s New Music Video For “Champion Arise” Offers a Message of Hope

GRAMMY Nominee Rocky Dawuni, who is behind the music for Food Tank’s forthcoming musical Garjana, offers a message of hope in his recently released music video.