Books + Films

These 20 Books Are Your Guide to the Past, Present, and Future of Food and Ag

These books are starting points to explore new topics and go down new pathways as you deepen your understanding of food and agriculture.

Solutions on Screen: The Power of Documentaries to Spur Food Systems Change

From Wild Hope to Abundance, new documentaries are emerging to spotlight solutions for eaters and the planet. 

Unveiling the Revolutionary Role of Food in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement

The recently published Food Power Politics: The Food Story of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement by Bobby J. Smith II spotlights the role of food as a political weapon and tool for resistance in the context of the Civil Rights…

‘Little Peasants’ Takes Audiences Behind the Closed Doors of a Workers’ Organizing Campaign

Little Peasants puts audience members in baristas’ shoes and reveals the tactics employers use to thwart organizing efforts. 

20 Books Shaping Our View of Food Systems to Read this Winter

Searching for your next food systems book? Look no further! Food Tank’s reading list rounds up 20 titles on food and agriculture systems to get you through the winter.

Using Storytelling in Film to Showcase Food Heroes

These film projects are more than movies—they can turn into movements.

26 Must-Try Cookbooks Celebrating Culinary Diversity

Uncover a world of culinary delights in 26 cookbooks, embracing global flavors, sustainable cooking tips, and diverse traditions to elevate your kitchen experience.

‘The Migrant Chef’ Shows Us The Need to Create an Equitable System

Through extensive interviews and meticulous research, ‘The Migrant Chef: The Life and Times of Lalo García’ paints a vivid portrait of a culinary icon.

20 Children’s Books Celebrating Food and Agriculture

Discover children’s books that empower young readers with food literacy, inspiring them to build a sustainable food future.

23 Must-Read Books that Will Transform How You Think about Food and the World

This fall, Food Tank invites you to embark on a literary journey with 23 remarkable books that promise to expand and enrich your comprehension of food systems while harnessing the transformative power of storytelling.

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