Madeleine Sheinfeld
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Madeleine is Food Tank’s current Research and Writing Fellow. She holds a BA in anthropology from Middle Tennessee State University and an MA in food studies from Chatham University, where she focused on the culture and history of food and farming, food and agriculture policy, and social sustainability. Madeleine has worked closely with farmers as a farmhand, sales manager, and researcher, and is passionate about highlighting the stories and viewpoints of the people producing our food.

UN Food Systems Champions Discussing Power Imbalances in Food and Agriculture

Food Tank, in partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Global Alliance for the Future of Food, hosted the first in a series of seven panel discussions with the Champions Network for the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit.

A New Policy Platform to Navigate the Intersection of Food and Technology

Food Tank, in collaboration with Refresh Working Group, is introducing a policy platform to help identify best practices when working at the intersection of technology in the food system.

Remembering Wayne Roberts: Advocate for Sustainable Food Systems

Canadian writer and food policy analyst Wayne Roberts, best known for his work with the Toronto Food Policy Council, has died at the age of 76.

A New Panel Series from Food Tank, IFAD, and the Global Alliance for the Future of Food

Food Tank, IFAD, and the Global Alliance for the Future of Food are introducing a new livestream series featuring global food systems leaders, who will discuss the future of the food system.

Pandemic, Fresh Food Act Influencing Farm-to-School Efforts in West Virginia

West Virginia farmers and schools are adapting to the pandemic and learning lessons in local sourcing.

Greater Pittsburgh Food Action Plan Prioritizes Justice in the Food System

The Greater Pittsburgh Food Action Plan seeks to prioritize equity in the region’s food system.

BCAGlobal Discusses Food, Race, and Social Justice

BCAGlobal recently hosted a virtual conversation and fundraiser focused on food, race, and social justice.

Oxford Real Farming Conference Reaches Global Audience in 2021

The Oxford Real Farming Conference will feature internationally renowned farmers and activists on an online format in January 2021.

Foodicons Challenge Designs to be Unveiled at UN Food Systems Summit

The Foodicons Challenge will create a visual language to promote food literacy and transparency in the food system.

Industry Leaders Gather to Discuss the Impact of COVID-19 on Restaurants

Join restaurateurs and industry leaders in discussion about the impact of COVID-19 and the post-pandemic future of restaurants.