Elizabeth Rhoads
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Elizabeth Rhoads is an Intern at Food Tank. She lives in New York City and works part-time as an after school Garden Educator in the West Bronx. She earned a BS in Public Health from the George Washington University in Washington, DC. Elizabeth brings diverse experience in the food sector –– from regenerative farms in Bozeman, Montana to research and policy work in DC. Her interests include regenerative agriculture, corporate sustainability, and health equity.

Ripping Out the Safety Net? How Soon-To-Expire COVID Relief Measures Will Affect College Hunger

When the COVID-19 public health emergency ends July 15, 2022, millions of U.S. college students will lose crucial food assistance programs like SNAP.

White House Announces Second-Ever Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

More than 180 organizations called on the White House to reinstate the Conference.

Remembering Sheldon Krimsky, Leading Scholar of Environmental Ethics

Sheldon Krimsky, a professor of 47 years, is remembered by his colleagues as humble, caring, and of high integrity.

The Global Alliance Releases Toolkit to Help Countries Prioritize Food Systems in Climate Policies

The Global Alliance for the Future of Food recently found that almost all countries overlook critical demand-side measures to integrate food systems transformation into climate policies.

How Health Care Providers Can Use Food To Treat Disease

A growing evidence base supports that healthy diets can fight inflammation and reduce susceptibility to diet-related diseases.

Food Tech Startup Aims to Offer a More Sustainable Jackfruit-Based Meat Alternative

The Singapore-based food tech startup Karana Foods is working to support biodiversity and benefit farmers, consumers, and chefs, through a meat alternative made from jackfruit.

Is Fake Meat a False Promise? New Report Exposes the Politics of Alternative Proteins

The new Politics of Protein report by IPES-Food finds that fake meats “risk recreating the same problems of our industrial food system.”

Rockefeller Foundation Commits $105M to New Good Food Strategy

The Strategy marks the Foundation’s largest commitment to nutrition in its 109-year history.

New ‘Hunger Hotspots’ Report Identifies Drivers of Global Food Insecurity

Acute food insecurity is likely to deteriorate in 20 countries, requiring urgent humanitarian action.

Food Tank’s Spring 2022 Book List

Food Tank is rounding up 20 titles that celebrate ancestral farming practices, document the importance of marine ecosystems, introduce readers to new recipes, and more.