Events

“Agriculture is where nature and culture meet,” says pioneering artist and chef Jim Denevan

Denevan’s creations are a practice in the ever-changing, temporal nature of life, as well as the interconnection of all eaters. Both his art and dinners emphasize​​ the need for collaboration between eaters and the environment.

A-dae Romero-Briones: “We have to recognize that we are all living, breathing stories”

Filmmakers need to have experience in philanthropy and an established network to tell these types of stories, says Director Sanjay Rawal, and this means that “the right people to tell the stories usually aren’t the ones telling the stories.”

“To help the planet and the Earth, it’s all about connection,” says Adrian Grenier

Grenier’s new documentary series Earth Speed aims to show how both personal development and environmental innovations can contribute to a better world by connecting viewers to stories of the land.

Good for plate and planet: “The future has to be delicious”

According to Kamine, “if one out of every five pieces of chicken that we all ate was a Do Good Chicken, we’d solve food waste in the next five years.”

Starbucks employees forming a union: Working conditions are “putting all of us in danger”

Some of the Memphis 7 members’ grandparents marched with Martin Luther King, Jr., during the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike. “Now, it’s picking up where they left off.”

Vital Farms: “We’re aligned around something much bigger than selling eggs”

At the Future of Food @ SXSW, Jennifer Gregg says companies need to ask what crew members need and rally behind it, rather than telling them what they need.

What Does a Just Food Future Look Like?

At Future of Food at SXSW, food system experts discussed the cultural importance of reviving traditional foodways, the intersection of food, labor, and economic justice, and their visions for an inclusive and just food future.

18 Organizations Leading the Way to a Better Food Future in Austin, Texas

Check out these organizations supporting community gardens, rescuing food, and ensuring Austin resident have enough to eat.

Targeting Hunger and Poverty at the Anti-Hunger Policy Conference

The National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference will feature interactive workshops, networking opportunities, and a day on Capitol Hill.

Join Food Tank in Austin at #FutureFoodSXSW. 8 Days. 100 Speakers.

Join Food Tank and our partners for a series of events as we discuss the future of food at SXSW.

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