Books + Films

Food Tank’s Summer 2020 Reading List

Food Tank’s summer 2020 reading list includes books on a wide range of topics, including food access and culture in Black communities, food relief programs, and the effects of technology on global food supply chains.

34 Movies, Docs, and Series to Educate and Inspire During COVID-19

The 34 films and series on this list will take you inside the global food system. Explore farms, grocery stores, and kitchens of the world’s best restaurants from home during COVID-19.

Food Tank’s Winter 2020 Recommended Food Book Reading List

The winter may be cold, but Food Tank is staying warm with a list of 21 books to reignite hope for the food system’s future.

The Need to GROW Documentary Captures the Root of Agriculture’s Problem

The Need to GROW documentary film is capturing audiences worldwide, informing viewers of the decline in farmable soil, its effects on the planet and people, and existing solutions working to fix it.

16 Children’s Books Celebrating Food

The books on this list can help eaters of all ages — including and especially young people, the future of our food system — understand the power of agricultural diversity and cultural food traditions.

Teaching Nutrition with Comics

FANRPAN is introducing nutrition to youth by tapping into empathy and enabling youth to imagine what it could be like to be in the shoes of a comic book character who is trying to make healthier food choices.

19 Books on Food Tank’s Fall Book List to Reconnect with the Food System

This fall, Food Tank is highlighting 19 new books that inspire us and challenge us to keep pushing for a better food system for everyone around the world.

Saving the Food Supply: Technology and Tradition

In a Washington Post book review, Danielle Nierenberg commends Amanda Little’s The Fate of Food for portraying the value of both tech and tradition in food.

A Journey Through Harvests Connects Farmers Worldwide

Photographer, Luis Fabini, discusses his experiences documenting crops across Peru and his future plans for his project Harvest.

Farmsteaders Documentary Highlights Realities of Family Dairy Farm

Through storytelling, the beautiful documentary Farmsteaders connects audiences to the highs and lows to life on the Nolan family dairy farm.