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.

Harnessing the Power of Data for the Food System

During a panel on the intersection of food and technology, experts discuss what communities need to use data fairly and effectively to build a better food system.

Broadband Expansion Benefits a More Resilient Food System

In a recent panel discussion, experts explain why it is essential to promote broadband expansion in rural communities.

Supply Chain Transparency Can Support a Stronger Food System

Food system experts discuss the ways that supply chain transparency can support food access, reduce food loss, and empower consumers.

New York City Street Vendors Celebrate Victory

After years of organizing, street food vendors are celebrating a win as New York City Council recently pass legislation that will lift the limit on the number of full-time vending permits.

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King’s Call to End Hunger

During his address at Spelman College in 1960, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called for an end to hunger and poverty.

Being a Good Farmer and Neighbor With Niman Ranch

Through sustainable practices, Niman Ranch Farmers Cody and Morgan Wickerham are farming for a better food system for today and the future.

Support Food Tank in the New Year by Becoming a Member Today

Become a Food Tank member today and help to build a stronger, more resilient food system.

Kathleen Merrigan on Food and Farming in U.S. and the Future of the Country’s Agricultural System

Kathleen Merrigan, Director of the Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems, talks about the need to support rural communities, young farmers, and the future of the U.S. Department of Agriculture under a new administration.

The Future of Sustainable Food Production Requires Combining Traditional and Tech, says Amanda Little

The food system is fragile, but it is possible can make it stronger and more resilient by combining traditional farming and new technology, according to journalist Amanda Little.

Multigenerational Farming on Mineral Valley Farms

Farmer Brendan Kleiboeker reflects on his experience as a 6th generation farmer, his commitment to farming and agriculture, and the ways that Niman Ranch supports him and his farm.