Jason Flatt
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Jason (he/him) 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.

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

18 Jewish Organizations Feeding All Who Are Hungry

18 Jewish anti-hunger and social service organizations from around the world living by the mantra “Let all who are hungry come and eat!”

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