Katherine Walla
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Katherine Walla is Food Tank’s Newsdesk Coordinator and Intern Supervisor. She graduated from 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, and is also a neighborhood bartender!

Indigikitchen Is Bringing Native Food Sovereignty Online

Indigikitchen is providing a platform to help disseminate Indigenous food recipes and help eaters recognize their impact on the planet. 

The Wisdom of Indigenous Foodways

Kathleen Merrigan, Executive Director of the Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems, talks about learning from indigenous wisdom in the food system.

Food System Vision Prize Pushes for Solutions—and Hope

“You create what you imagine. Right now, we’re at risk of perishing because we’ve become so good at describing the [dystopian] world we don’t want,” says Roy Steiner.

From Sea to Site: Tracking Sustainable Fish for Consumers Nationwide

Mike Spindler of FultonFishMarket.com talks about the key to providing sustainable, fresh seafood for more consumers—generations-old family-led fisheries and forward-thinking tracking technology.

We’re Too Close to the Edge of Planetary Boundaries, Says Walter Willett

Alex Sammon, author, and Walter Willett of EAT-Lancet and Harvard host an inter-generational conversation about transforming diets to protect the planet’s boundaries.

Philanthropy for a Better Food Future

Devon Klatell of the Rockefeller Foundation talks about the important role philanthropic organizations play in the food systems—not only funding innovative solutions but connecting communities across the globe.

Break Economic and Nutrition Policy Out of Their Silos for Real Change

Dr. Sara Bleich of the Harvard Chan School of Public Health sits down with Sarah Blackburn of Edible Boston to talk about the key to effective nutrition policies.

Everything Is Relational in Food Allyship, Says Denisa Livingston

Denisa Livingston of the Diné Community Advocacy Alliance talks about struggles and successes in the Navajo community—and how others can be good allies.

How to Fix Food: Fix Everything Else

Mark Bittman sits down with journalist Deena Shanker talk about the key to making good, affordable food without abusing the environment.

Being A Democracy Activist Is Part of Food Work

Frances Moore Lappé discovers why hunger exists across the world: because agribusiness dollars are fueling politics and extracting from the land.