Emily Payne

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Emily is Food Tank’s Editor. She writes about food, agriculture, environment, and health — and the intersection of them all. Currently based in Denver, Colorado.

10 Myths About Plant-Forward Eating

Learn the truth behind these 10 myths about plant-forward eating.

Native Voices Convene for Food Tank Summit on Indigenous Foods

Food Tank and Arizona State University’s (ASU) “The Wisdom of Indigenous Foodways” Summit on January 22, 2020, is convening native voices and food system leaders to help bring Indigenous knowledge to the forefront of conversations on food system transformation.

Preserving Appalachian Biodiversity with Cider Apples

A good cider doesn’t use just one apple variety. “Of course, you need one for the sugar to get alcohol fermentation going, but then you need some acidity, tartness, aroma—it’s like a recipe, and each cider apple gives a little something to the final product.”

Meet the Chef Serving Up Pork Schmaltz in Appalachia

“They talk about New York as a melting pot, but it’s really here, in the mountains,” Virginian Chef Ian Boden says.

The Chef Keeping Appalachian Food for Appalachians

Chef Marion Ohlinger works with local farmers to incorporate native Appalachian crops into his dishes while paying homage to other cuisines.

Strength in Resilience: Niman Ranch Hosts Farm Families in Des Moines

Thee 21st Annual Niman Ranch Farmer Appreciation Weekend in Des Moines, IA gathered media, chefs, and nonprofits focusing on resilience for farmers.

New York Chefs Compete for Tastiest Upcycled Dish

While chefs presented their creations to a panel of judges, attendees visited eight tasting stations and sipped on Waste Not Welcome Punch, a Finlandia vodka cocktail using upcycled ingredients like grapefruits peels and celery leaf tea.

Smart Kitchen Summit Explores the Future of Food, Cooking, and the Kitchen

The third annual Smart Kitchen Summit will be held on October 10 and 11, 2017, in Seattle, Washington. The Summit aims to gather leaders in the home appliance, culinary, grocery, smart home, and technology industries to discuss the future of food, cooking, and the kitchen. 

Which Country is the Most Sustainable?

The Food Sustainability Index, developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit with the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Foundation, ranks countries on food system sustainability based off of three pillars: food loss and waste, sustainable agriculture, and nutritional challenges.

Food Tank’s Sold-Out NYC Summit on Food Waste

Food Tank, in partnership with Rethink Food Waste Through Economics and Data (ReFED) and with support from The Rockefeller Foundation and The Fink Family Foundation, will present a one-day summit on September 13, 2017, at the WNYC Greene Space in New York City.