Books + Films

Memoir Recounts Landmark Case that Helped Save Family Farmers

The book follows Sarah Vogel’s journey in the 1980s as she represented more than 245,000 farmers in a historical lawsuit that radically reformed how the USDA treats farmers.

New Book Lifts Up Traditional Farming Practices as a Solution to the Climate Crisis

Healing Grounds highlights traditional farming practices that can build resilience in response to climate change.

Food Tank’s Spring 2022 Book List

Food Tank is rounding up 20 titles that celebrate ancestral farming practices, document the importance of marine ecosystems, introduce readers to new recipes, and more.

“Stand in Your Authority. And the Only Way You Can Do That Is to Know What You Know,” Says Toni Tipton-Martin

Toni Tipton-Martin discusses the contributions of historical Black culinary professionals, her latest cookbook, and importance of rigor and discipline to becoming who you are.

Transformative change cannot be done alone, says filmmaker Raj Patel

“Collectively, we have to get with the idea that we’re living on the same planet as everybody else, and we can’t go around trashing it,” says Patel.

A-dae Romero-Briones: “We have to recognize that we are all living, breathing stories”

Filmmakers need to have experience in philanthropy and an established network to tell these types of stories, says Director Sanjay Rawal, and this means that “the right people to tell the stories usually aren’t the ones telling the stories.”

18 Inspiring Documentaries on Food and Agriculture

Check out some of Food Tank’s favorite recent food docs and docuseries.

New Film Documents the Life of Artist and Farm-to-Table Pioneer Jim Denevan

“Man In The Field” follows the artist, chef, and farm-to-table pioneer as he travels the world, connecting with local farmers and food artisans through his elaborate, pop-up feasts.

Cook With Food Tank: Live Lively With This Plant-Based Recipe From Youth Health Advocate Haile Thomas

Haile Thomas, CEO of The HAPPY Organization and an internationally recognized youth health advocate, shares her recipe for roasted cauliflower with chimichurri sauce, a delicious plant-based meal from her cookbook Living Lively.

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