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.

    Helping Farmers Means Working With Them Against Poverty

    CORAF’s Research Program on Priority Agricultural Sectors deploys new varieties of maize to producers to prepare them for climate change, strengthen value chains, and lift communities out of poverty.

    “Know That We’re Interconnected” In Fighting Farmer Poverty, Says Theyer

    On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Executive Director of Fairtrade America Hans Theyer talks about what it takes to support the faces behind the world’s food.

    “Food Should Be Treated as a Right and Not a Privilege,” Says Mendelsohn

    On Food Talk, chef, restaurateur, and advocate Spike Mendelsohn talks about the food issues that motivate him to expand beyond his restaurants and into policy and advocacy spheres.

    Large Companies Are “More Open Than I’ve Ever Seen Before” to Food System Change

    On Food Talk, Executive Director of the Global Harvest Initiative Margaret Zeigler talks about the private sector’s energy to address sustainability and food productivity.

    “Farming Is Who I Am”

    Niman Ranch Farmer Tim Roseland is welcoming the next generation back to his farm, spreading his family’s tradition for sustainable and humane farming practices.

    From Soil to Supper—Technology and the Food System

    According to a new report, the food system is on the verge of the new frontier, powered by machine learning, artificial intelligence, and other technologies.

    At Organic Valley, Organic Takes Care of the Land and Farmers

    On Food Talk, George Siemon, CEO of Organic Valley, talks about what drives the co-op: an exciting mission, love for organic, and care for farmers and their communities.

    Taste Your Way into the Future at Food Loves Tech

    The 2018 Food Loves Tech Expo, hosted by food magazines Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn, focuses on how technology and innovation shape the way we cultivate and consume food. Over two days of immersive installations, tastings, leadership panels, and dining experiences, attendees can test the technologies of the future impacting the food chain from field and sea to the next generation.

    We Need a New Economy: An Economy in Service to Life, Says Lovins

    On Food Talk, Hunter Lovins of Natural Capitalism Solutions describes the new story she wants to write for the economy: prioritizing wellbeing, sustainability, and profits all together.

    Transparency is Key for Food System Leadership, Says Whitmore

    On Food Talk, Justin Whitmore of Tyson Foods talks about the company’s ambitious goals for a sustainable, making a better food system for both people and the planet.