Books + Films

Kiss the Ground Documentary Inspires Action to Regenerate the World’s Soils

Kiss the Ground, a new film premiering on Netflix on September 22, aims to inspire action to regenerate the world’s soils

New on the Podcast: Marion Nestle Discusses Her New Book and the Current State of Food Politics

Marion Nestle’s new book Let’s Ask Marion: What You Need to Know about the Politics of Food, Nutrition, and Health examines a wide range of issues from school lunches, cultured meat, superfoods, and self-medicating with dietary supplements.

Upcoming Event on Reclaiming Identity through Native Food Systems

Join FAO North America in their discussion on “Gather:” a film exploring Native American resilience and the path to reclaiming Native food systems.

Women Reclaim Farming in Documentary “Rise, Root, Revolution!”

Documentary exposing the history of racism and sexism in American farming features woman-led Rise & Root Farm

New E-book Finds COVID-19 Is Exacerbating Inequalities in Food Security

The coronavirus pandemic has sparked not only a health crisis but also an economic crisis, which together pose a serious threat to food security, particularly in poorer countries.

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.