Sarah Axe
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Sarah is a Research & Writing Fellow with Food Tank. Prior to completing her Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, she was a Teach For America corps member in the Rio Grande Valley and taught Middle School Algebra I for nine years both in Texas and Argentina. Teaching a diverse range of students in a variety of educational settings, she was exposed to the disparities and complexities of public education, health, and food access. Sarah pursued her degree at LBJ in order to develop the skills necessary to negotiate the intricacies of public policy surrounding food justice. Since earning her degree she has worked for the City of Austin as the Food Access Coordinator, supporting programs, policies, and systems changes promoting better food access in her community.

 

10 Awesome Austin Orgs Bringing Better Food to Schools

Schools and organizations in Austin, Texas are enhancing relationships between farmers, ranchers, and local producers, in an effort to improve child health, engage students in the local food system, and support the local economy.

In case you missed it: Watch the NYC Food Tank Summit on Food Loss and Food Waste

In case you missed it, you can watch the full NYC Summit on Food Loss and Food Waste on YouTube. Questions from the audience and engaging dialogue among speakers and panelists helped generate new ideas and spark action towards combating food loss and food waste from within communities, cities, and governments.

“Protecting our future starts with protecting our food supply”

Food Tank had the opportunity to speak with Tobias Grasso, President of North America for Sealed Air’s Food Care division about his relationship to food, passion for farmers, and vision for a stronger food system.

Nourished Planet: Sustainability in the Global Food System: Q&A with Editor Danielle Nierenberg

Danielle Nierenberg, President of Food Tank, discusses her work building transparent and strong communication between all players in the food system. Breaking these barriers and taking action will result in an environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable food system.