Books + Films

Food Tank’s Winter 2022 Book List

Kick off 2022 with these 20 books recommended by Food Tank.

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.

New Book Shows How To Build Resilient Restaurants

Recently released Ten Year Plan details the importance of having a long-term plan for restauranteurs to handle short-term crises.

20 Children’s Books Celebrating Food and Inspiring Young Eaters

This season, Food Tank is highlighting 20 books that encourage young eaters to learn about where their food comes from and the culinary traditions that shape the world.

“The Ants and the Grasshopper” Shows How Denial Can Be a Win for Activists

The film shows how the fight for climate action will also be a battle for food sovereignty, racial justice, and gender equality around the world through the narrative of Anita Chitaya, a small farmer and local leader in the village of Bwabwa, Malawi.

Cook With Food Tank: Embrace the Season’s Bounty With This Risotto Recipe From ‘The Perennial Kitchen’

“Cooking is an act of showing up in the world, of caring for ourselves and for others,” writes Beth Dooley in The Perennial Kitchen, her new cookbook showcasing local, seasonal, sustainable recipes like this oat and squash risotto.

‘Inflamed’ Makes the Case for Deep Medicine

Rupa Marya and Raj Patel unpack how injustice is making the world sick.

Film Festival Highlights Small-Scale Farmers’ Collaboration Across Africa and South America

Farmers highlight several new techniques they developed to improve the health of their crops and communities.

Cook With Food Tank: These Recipes From The Cookbook ‘Jubilee’ Honor the Legacy of Black Foodways

Award-winning author and historian Toni Tipton-Martin traces Black cooking through centuries of history while celebrating the contributions cooks have made to global foodways.