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.

New Platform Aims to Elevate the Importance of Sustainable Diets

Food systems leaders emphasize the interconnectedness of food, nutrition, and planetary health.

USDA Announces US$3 Billion Investment to Address the Most Pressing Challenges in the Food System

The package will address drought resiliency, animal health, nutrition, and more.

50 Years Later, ‘Diet for a Small Planet’ Is as Urgent As Ever

Author Frances Moore Lappe reflects on how the food system has changed changed since her revolutionary book was first published in 1971.

New Project Assesses How Aquatic Species Support Sustainable Food Systems

New research provides a scientific foundation that will help decision makers integrate aquatic species into sustainable food systems.

How to Help Louisiana Residents Impacted by Hurricane Ida

Consider supporting these 14 organizations providing hot meals, clean water, and other basic necessities in the wake of the storm.

Six Simple Ways to Make Summer’s Bounty Last

From freezing to drying, these tips can help you enjoy your favorite summer fruits and vegetables well into the winter months.

Apeel Sciences Secures New Funding to Fight Food Waste

The food science company plans to use the investments to increase sustainability in supply chains.

Putting Hunger Prevention Back on the Global Agenda

Global hunger is worsening, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. U.N. FAO Chief Economist Maximo Torero identifies three concerning trends contributing to the crisis.

U.N. Food Systems Champions Discuss Solutions that Support Nutritious Diets for All

Experts discuss why food systems must support not just calorie production, but nutrient-dense, locally adapted diets.

New Competition Places Youth at the Center of Food Systems Change

Young people aged 13-18 can enter a one-minute video for the chance to have their call to action shared with a global audience.

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