Zoya Teirstein

Foodtank Contributor

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Zoya Teirstein graduated from NYU with a degree in Environmental Reporting and worked at amNewYork, Haaretz, and The Verge before coming to Food Tank. She is currently investigating conservative methods of environmentalism in America. Tips welcome @zteirstein.

Farm Aid’s 2017 Concert on September 16 Features Willie Nelson, Jack Johnson

This benefit concert features an amazing lineup and proceeds go to helping small family farms in America

Register for the 2017 James Beard Foundation Food Summit: Consuming Power

Consumer power will be the focus of the James Beard Foundation’s eighth annual food summit, which takes place in NYC on October 23 and 24

Two Farmer Cooperatives in Arkansas are Helping Fight Food Insecurity One Farmer at a Time

Two farmer cooperatives in Arkansas, New South Co-op and Grassroots Co-op, are helping fight food insecurity in a region where 20 percent of families go hungry

BCFN Releases Report Exploring Environmental, Food, and Migration Sustainability

The report is titled “Environmental, Food and Migration Sustainability: Three Challenges To Overcome Together.” It is a joint effort between BCFN and the Milan Center for Food Law and Policy, aimed at raising awareness about crucial issues surrounding food and sustainability.

20 Cookbooks For a Better Food System

Food Tank has selected 20 cookbooks that reflect a growing and transforming food system.

AI-Powered Food Computers Designing New Ways of Growing Crops

Researchers at OpenAg have developed a series of personal food computers, which are different-sized controlled growing environments that collect thousands of data points on the crops growing inside of them.

Stephanie Whalen Speaks With Food Tank About Farming In Hawaii

Food Tank talks specialty crops, local farming, and educating the future generation of sustainable farmers with Hawaii Agriculture Research Center’s Stephanie Whalen.

Study: Seaweed in Cow Feed Reduces Methane Emissions Almost Entirely

An Australian study indicates adding a small percent of seaweed to cow feed could drastically reduce methane emissions from cattle

The Importance of Young Farmers: Stone Barns Center Releases Two Videos

Stone Barns Center released two new videos promoting its book Letters to a Young Farmer, which compiles insight from some of the most influential farmers, writers, and leaders in the food system.

Food Tank Interview With Square Roots

Square Roots is trying to mobilize a food revolution by bringing food closer to consumers and empowering entrepreneurs to change the food system.