Eva Perroni

Research & Writing Fellow

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Eva Perroni was a Research & Writing Fellow at Food Tank and a freelance researcher-writer and activist focused on promoting sustainable food systems. She holds an MA in Development Studies from the University of Melbourne, maintaining a strong research focus on global food security and food and agriculture politics. From learning traditional Sicilian recipes in her Nonna’s kitchen to campaigning for Food and Climate Justice, Eva’s love and passion for fair and healthy food are continuously growing. Follow Eva’s food reporting at EvaPerroni.com

New Research Highlights the Benefits of Local Food Markets

New research by Michigan State University and Lilongwe University, Malawi, shows that Malawi’s regional food sector is critical to rural and urban food security and is an important source of income for men and women along the food supply chain.

Fighting Hunger Through Aquaponics

INMED Partnerships for Children has adopted an innovative and sustainable food production technique known as aquaponics, combining aquaculture (fish farming) with hydroponics (soilless crop production).

How Africa Can Use Its Traditional Knowledge

Indigenous knowledge expert Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu’s TEDGlobal talk explores traditional African knowledge and practices used by modern farmers, with exceptional results.

New Toolkit to Empower Local Food Advocates

The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic has partnered with the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future to update Good Laws, Good Food: Putting Local Food Policy to Work for Our Communities, a toolkit that educates, inspires, and empowers local food advocates.

Culture of Harassment Rife in Restaurant Industry

New Orleans restaurateur and celebrity chef John Besh has resigned from the Besh Restaurant Group after allegations of sexual harassment across several of his restaurants.

New Funding to Fight Food Waste in NYC

The Foundation for New York’s Strongest is launching a micro-grant program to help reduce the 650,000 tons of food waste generated by businesses in New York City each year.

KDC Ag’s Technology is Taking Food Waste From Fork to Farm

“If we want to continue to develop as a society, we need to be more resourceful and conscious of the resources we use and to use them in a more sustainable way,” says Justin Kamine, Co-Founder and Partner of KDC Ag.

14 Athletes and Dancers Fighting Hunger and Obesity

These 14 athletes and dancers are working to reduce global hunger and obesity and advocating for a better, healthier food system.

Certified Master Chef Tom Griffiths on Culinary Trends

Chef Tom Griffiths, Vice President of Campbell’s Culinary & Baking Institute, discusses his role and responsibilities leading more than 20 highly-trained chefs, bakers, and culinary professionals.

The Power of Food: USC’s New Culinary Medicine Course

Keck School of Medicine of USC has partnered with L.A. Kitchen to provide a new hands-on culinary medicine course for medical students that addresses patients’ everyday nutrition challenges.

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