Books + Films

Healthy Diet, Healthy Planet: An Excerpt from The Truth About Food

The Truth About Food, a new book by Dr. David Katz, president The True Health Initiative, digs through the lies and the fads about healthy eating and shows that science clearly shows us that a diet based in whole foods and mostly plants is best for both your health and the planet.

Start National Reading Month With 21 Food and Ag Reads

Food Tank is highlighting 21 books on food, agriculture, and environment to inspire readers of all ages to get in on the National Reading Month celebrations in 2019.

12 Children’s Books to Grow Future Food Leaders

Children’s books are a great way to start critical conversations and reflections about food, community, and the environment: check out Food Tank’s 12 picks for the holiday season.

Taste the Revolution: 18 Cookbooks for Building a Diverse and Just Food System

Food Tank knows that representation matters. Our team put together this cookbook list to serve not only as inspiration in the kitchen but to combat social injustices through supporting queer and POC authors.

Got Leftovers? Transform Them with OITNB’s Alysia Reiner and Save The Food

“Orange Is The New Black” actress Alysia Reiner teams up with Save The Food for a refrigerator raid on her friend Melissa Rivers. Reiner and Rivers show viewers how to turn leftovers into brand new meals that are fit to serve to friends, preventing them from becoming part of the one-third of food that is wasted in America.

Food Tank’s Fall 2018 Reading List—19 Books To Take the Food System Back

Food Tank’s fall book list features reads from top authors and experts on food policy, nutrition science, healthy eating, food justice, and farming.

Recipes for Sustainability, Meal by Meal

Kass’s new book, Eat A Little Better shares the lessons he imparted while chef to the Obamas and White House food policy advisor: anyone can eat flavorful, healthy food with the environment in mind.

18 Books Making a Splash This Summer

Food Tank’s summer reading list includes everything you should be reading about the food system.

New Documentary “Eating Animals” Explores Effects of Factory Farming

“Eating Animals,” a new documentary directed by Christopher Quinn, explores the economic, environmental, and health impacts of factory farming and its far-reaching effects on consumers, small farmers, and animals.

Celebrating Efforts—Big and Small—to Stop Food Waste

For Stop Food Waste Day, Food Tank is celebrating the work of individuals and organizations ensuring that food is nourishing people instead of going to waste.