Stacey Wilcox
12 Articles0 Comments

Stacey Wilcox is a Research and Writing Fellow at Food Tank who is passionate about helping people understand more about how food is produced, where it comes from, and the impact it has on our health and the environment.

Non-Profit Working to Improve Global Food and Beverage Companies

One non-profit organization, Access to Nutrition Foundation (ATNF), is partnering with socially-conscious investors to tackle malnutrition and obesity by evaluating and bringing transparency to the nutritional contributions of companies such as Coca-Cola, ConAgra, Mars, Mondelez, Nestlé, and Unilever.

Fast-Casual Vegan Restaurant Proves Plants Are Tasty

A Detroit-based fast-casual vegan restaurant is bringing unique food combinations that are appealing to the masses and proving plants are tasty.

Kenyan Produce Company Connects 13,000 Farmers to Vendors

One Kenyan produce company, Twiga Foods, is working to improve the lives of small-scale farmers and vendors through innovative technology and education.

Organic Gardening Program in U.K. Prison Reduces Drug Use

The Mandatory Drug Test (MDT’s) failure rate at HMP Rye Hill in Northamptonshire, England went from 30 percent to nearly zero over the course of a year through its organic gardening program.

Feed Your Craving with These 18 Sustainably Sourced Foods

According to a report by Nielsen, nearly 75 percent of millennials, 72 percent of Generation Z, and 51 percent of baby boomers are willing to pay more for sustainably sourced products. Feed your craving with these 18 sustainably sourced foods.

Millet’s U.S. Rise in Popularity: A Farmer’s Perspective

One certified organic millet farmer explains millet’s U.S. rise in popularity.

Hilton Properties Takes Additional Steps to Source Local Food

FoodMaven, a technology startup committed to reducing food waste on an industrial scale, is partnering with Hilton Properties to expand Hilton’s efforts to source local food in Colorado and Texas.

Venture-Backed Technology Startup Tackles Industrial Food Waste

A venture-backed technology startup, FoodMaven, is tackling the US$161 billion per year industrial food waste problem with innovative solutions that allow food producers and suppliers to earn a profit from once landfilled- destined food.

2023 Will be the International Year of Millets

The U.N. FAO is endorsing India’s proposal to declare 2023 as the International Year of Millets. Millet is becoming a favorite globally among those affected by climate change because of its ability to thrive in harsh and arid environments.

According to a Recent Poll, 88 Percent of Americans Reduce Food Waste

MSU’s fourth Food Literacy and Engagement Poll was released at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. on February 14, 2019, and surveyed 2,090 Americans on their attitudes and knowledge of food waste.