Jason Flatt
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Jason is a Food Tank intern and a recent AmeriCorps-turned-employee at a food systems nonprofit in New Jersey. He focused on government food assistance programs during his Master of Public Administration, but now, he is more engrossed in how communities across the U.S. can revolutionize their whole food systems. While his most recent endeavors include implementing food recovery programs in New Jersey public schools, he is generally just passionate about how we can make food more accessible, affordable, democratic, and culturally appropriate for everybody.

General Mills Launches Regenerative Wheat Farming Pilot in Kansas

General Mills launches a regenerative wheat farming pilot program to train farmers on regenerative practices and encourage 1 million acres by 2030

Visualizing the Global Plastic Crisis

In a new Plastic Atlas, the extent of plastic’s global pollution is so vast, no one can avoid it; what would take to make a “zero waste” future

Supporting the Cerrado with Baru Nuts

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What the Wine Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know, with Todd White

Todd White of Dry Farm Wines explains why the wine industry needs more transparency and why his wines have to meet new standards.

Sharing Excess Addresses College Student Food Insecurity

For Even Ehlers, Sharing Excess is about more than improving food access, it is about amplifying its partners’ impact on hunger’s root causes

Congress Introduces Universal School Meals Bill

The Universal School Meals Program Act could make school meals free for all U.S. schoolchildren, eliminate lunch debt, and expand out-of-school meals

Arizona State University and Food Tank Host Wisdom of Indigenous Food Ways Summit

The Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems and Food Tank to host a summit on the wisdom of indigenous food ways with University of Hawai’i, West O’ahu

Hemp Crop Insurance Becomes Available in U.S.

Hemp crop insurance is available to farmers in the United States for the first time, but many farmers will not be taking advantage of it.

Numi Organic Teas Working to Put People and the Environment First

For Ahmed Rahim, co-founder of Numi Organic Teas, nothing is more important than the people and environment behind his products.