Education

12 Children’s Books to Grow Future Food Leaders

Children’s books are a great way to start critical conversations and reflections about food, community, and the environment: check out Food Tank’s 12 picks for the holiday season.

Let’s Cook Kenyan Meals Nurtures Community and Healthy Lifestyles

Over 1.5 million more Kenyans cook at home with the help of Let’s Cook Kenyan Meals. Pamellah Oduor founded this Facebook page to bring joy, love and community through food.

Training Youth Key to Growing African Agriculture

For CORAF, training youth is not just a matter of preparing for the rising age of researchers or increasing unemployment, but a matter of enhancing the food system as a whole.

2018 SD Food Tank Summit: Food Storytelling Panel

Yelp, restaurant influencers, and food bloggers make the jobs of food journalists difficult. But panelists at the San Diego Food Tank Summit highlight how telling stories about food can transform our food system.

Taste the Revolution: 18 Cookbooks for Building a Diverse and Just Food System

Food Tank knows that representation matters. Our team put together this cookbook list to serve not only as inspiration in the kitchen but to combat social injustices through supporting queer and POC authors.

The Renegade Lunch Lady Celebrates Her 65th Birthday

Chef Ann Cooper still firmly believes that school lunches should be made from whole, fresh ingredients—and they should be delicious.

Earth Care, People Care, Fair Share: 19 Approaches to Permaculture Around the World

These 19 organizations apply the ethics of permaculture to educate communities about becoming more self-sustainable and food secure.

For a Finer Future, “We Need a New Story,” Says Hunter Lovins

On Food Talk, Hunter Lovins of Natural Capitalism Solutions describes the new story she wants to write for the economy: prioritizing wellbeing, sustainability, and profits all together.

National Farm-to-School Month: Highlighting 30 Innovative Programs from Across the Globe

Farm-to-school programs across the world are building stronger relationship between schools and farmers, ranchers, and producers, in an effort to improve children’s health, engage students in the food system, and support local economies. In honor of National Farm-to-School Month, Food Tank is highlighting 30 innovative farm-to-school programs from across the globe.

Urban Farming Organization Visualizes a Franchise Model to Produce Fresh Fish and Vegetables

In Kansas City, Missouri, Nile Valley Aquaponics is producing 100,000 pounds of local, fresh food to support the community, unveiling expansions on their urban oasis later this year.