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.

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

Supporting the Cerrado with Baru Nuts

Regenature, a Brazillian health foods importer and exporter, wants to regenerate the Cerrado by popularizing native baru nuts.

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.