Rachael Jackson
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Rachael Jackson is the founder of EatOrToss.com, a photo-based website that provides short, science-based explanations for foods that don’t look quite as consumers expect. She also serves on the board of the DC Food Recovery Working Group, where she leads RescueDish, an effort to highlight restaurants in Washington, DC that are doing creative things with underutilized ingredients. From 9 to 5, you’ll find Rachael, a former newspaper reporter, working on television shows for the National Geographic Channel.

2018 NYC Food Tank Summit: Fireside Chat with Tim Ma and Gabriele Corcos

“This is a land where there are too many calories that are available,” says Corcos, noting that 24-hour grocery stores and other conveniences overwhelm people to the point of wasting.

2018 NYC Food Tank Summit: Fireside Chat with Dan Barber

Rather than focus on features like storage and uniformity, by breeding for flavor and nutrition—as well as for specific farming regions—we can grow better food and build a better food system, says Barber.