Katherine Walla
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Katherine Walla is a Research & Writing Fellow with Food Tank. She is currently a student at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service studying food justice and global hunger. Katherine has worked with nonprofit institutions and student organizations related to international affairs and social justice.

To Save Future Food, Youth Deserve A Better System at SXSW

At South by Southwest, Food Tank’s panel featuring Haile Thomas, The HAPPY Org; Tony Hillery, Harlem Grown; and Regina Anderson, Food Recovery Network discussed the key to a better future food system: leaders of the future.

It Isn’t Waste, It Is Simply Spare: Adam Kaye of Spare Food Co

In 2015, Kaye co-created the wastED pop-up restaurant series in New York and London, boasting menus using forgotten or unwanted parts of food. “We took products that people don’t consider as delicious or coveted, and we created something really pretty out of it”

At Clover Sonoma, Supporting Farmers Brings Urbanites to the Farm

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” CEO of Clover Sonoma Marcus Benedetti talks about maintaining a diary connected to a network of partnerships with family-owned fairy farms.

Project Drawdown’s Narrative for Climate Change: 100 Solutions

Paul Hawken’s new book Drawdown outlines 100 ways the world is working to protect the climate— straightforward enough that readers can do it too.

14 Organizations Changing the Face of America’s Farmers

To celebrate this week’s World Day of Social Justice, Food Tank is highlighting the organizations doing more to support minority farmers and transform America’s farming narrative.

We Don’t Want to Be Bigger, We Want Farmers With Values—Niman Ranch’s Jeff Tripician

At Niman Ranch, keeping the family farming tradition alive takes anything but stagnation: General Manager Jeff Tripician describes the farming network’s evolution to better support farming families, young farmers, and rural communities.

It Takes a Village to Support a Young Farmer—Lindsey Lusher Shute

Lindsey Lusher Shute, Executive Director and co-founder of the National Young Farmers Coalition, talks about the risks young farmers navigate at every level of the food system—and how Congress can help.

Technology May Change The Entire Food System For Good and Bad: Refresh

For agriculture and tech experts Ali Lange, Ankita Raturi, Don Bustos, and Tom Vilsack, technology is plotting new horizons for agriculture—as long as certain conditions are met.

Ensure Tech for Better Food Says James Collins of DowDuPont, Corteva Agriscience 

James Collins, COO of the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont and CEO-Elect of Corteva Agriscience wants to change the narrative for global agriculture companies, with farmers and consumers at the center of their missions.

Meal Kit Deliveries Can Optimize the Food System, Says Uwe Voss

On Food Talk, COO and Managing Director of HelloFresh Uwe Voss talks about the ways meal kits aim to change consumer habits, from food waste to better nutrition.