Books + Films

21 Children’s Books Spreading Love for Food and Community

Food Tank is highlighting 21 titles to help inspire youth to take an interest in the food they eat and the world around them.

‘Raw Deal’ Tells All in U.S. Big Meat Exposé

A new book shows the U.S. meat industry, as it currently exists, cannot survive.

Film Series Says Out with Industrial Agriculture, in with Agroecology in Africa

The benefits of agroecology are backed by scientific evidence, but a recent film shows philanthropists continue to fund industrialized agriculture.

20 Books on Food and Agriculture to Read this Fall

Food Tank has compiled 20 new books to add to your reading list.

Telling the Stories that Don’t Always ‘Make it on the Map’

An Assistant Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies, Dr. Ashanté Reese talks about the power of empathy, uplifting stories that aren’t always told, and the people pushing against anti-blackness in their everyday lives.

The Politics of Eating While Black

Psyche Williams-Forson’s new book examines the surveillance and food shaming that Black eaters face.

To Boldly Grow Details the Joys of Growing Your Own Food

Tamar Haspel’s To Boldly Grow details the author’s journey moving to Cape Cod and committing to eat at least one food that she produced every day.

New Cookbook Boasts Healthy Recipes That Can Save the Planet

The U.N. and the Kitchen Connection Alliance have partnered to create a cookbook that empowers cooks of all levels to make healthier and climate-friendly meals.

Rescuing the World’s Rarest Foods

The climate crisis, colonization, and prioritizing yield above all else has resulted in the loss of the world’s biodiversity.

20 Books About Food to Carry You Through Summer 2022

Uncover the hidden world of food this summer with these 20 books.

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