Jason Flatt
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Jason (he/him) is a Food Tank intern with a particular interest in school food systems and reading new food books. As the Food Systems & Communications Manager at a soup kitchen in New Jersey, he leads a School Food Waste and Recovery Initiative and works with high schoolers to help make their school food systems more nutritious, more environmentally sustainable, and more just overall. Ask him about the penguin he just crocheted, he’s very proud.

Black Farmer Fund is Building Resilient Black Food Economies

Black Farmer Fund is working to build resilient Black food economies in New York State.

Diwali Food Drive Provides Emergency Food Throughout Chester County, PA

Diwali Food Drive is helping provide food to people in need in Chester County, PA during Diwali.

Bringing Native Plants Back to Indigenous Diets in Indonesia

Mantasa is rewriting the narrative of food and nutrition sovereignty in Indonesia by reincorporating Indigenous wisdom and native wild plants.

Kiss the Ground Documentary Inspires Action to Regenerate the World’s Soils

Kiss the Ground, a new film premiering on Netflix on September 22, aims to inspire action to regenerate the world’s soils

Second Helping Pilot Program Tests Potential for Domestic App-Based Farm Labor

The Second Helping pilot program by the World Wildlife Fund looks to connect food banks to farm surplus with the help of a new gig-labor force.

National Black Farmers’ Association Calls For Boycott Against John Deere

The National Black Farmers’ Association President John Boyd call for boycotts against John Deere for having “little respect for black farmers.”

Family Meal Sacramento, Keeping Families Fed and Chefs In Business

Family Meal Sacramento continues serving 400-800 meals a day to at-risk families while employing chefs at more than 40 restaurants during COVID-19.

FoodCorps Members Keep Students Learning About Food

FoodCorps service members continue to serve students as they conduct food and nutrition education online and assist with emergency school meals.

7 Places Where Soda Taxes Are Working

Soda taxes in these seven cities and countries are working, leading to decreased soda sales and sugar consumption since going into effect.

Food Waste Warriors Report Shows Schools Can Be On Frontline Against Food Waste

The Food Waste Warriors report shows how schools across the U.S. can reduce food waste and ensure more students enjoy more of their lunch