Books + Films

Michelle Obama’s New Cooking Show Inspires Kids to Try Foods from Around the World

First lady Michelle Obama joins two puppets—Waffles and Mochi—on a culinary journey across the globe in a new family-friendly show.

Michael Moss’s Hooked Explores the Ways Companies Manipulate Our Diets

Hooked by Michael Moss explores food addiction, the importance of government intervention, and companies’ tactics to keep consumers coming back for more.

A Community Fights for Power in “A Reckoning in Boston”

A new film, A Reckoning in Boston, explores the development of Boston’s first urban farming co-op and the racist and misogynistic structures that oppress communities of color.

24 Books About Food Recommended by Food Tank this Winter

Food Tank’s 2021 Winter Book List hopes to reignite hope and spark inspiration to change the global food system for the better.

A New Musical, TREES, Tells the Story of the Forest

Watch the new thirty-minute musical about saving the planet, TREES, until December 27.

Nourishing Community Through Art: Estella Scrooge Benefits Food Tank

“Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist” – a modern take on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol – premiered this month. Together with Streaming Musicals, the film’s producers are donating a portion of proceeds to support Food Tank.

26 Children’s Books to Nourish Growing Minds

Food Tank’s list of children’s books to read about food and the food system.

How Writers Are Impacting the Food System

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” hear about the authors who are writing about and inspiring change in the food system today. Dani talks with Marion Nestle, Tom Philpott, Hari Pulapaka, and Michael Pollan.

Food Tank’s Fall 2020 Reading List

As the cool weather sets in, Food Tank is here with a list of 22 books to inspire hope for the food system’s future.

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