Food Heroes

Regaining Power Through Food: Food System Vision Prize Winners Showcased at COP26

Taking these projects from vision to reality means bringing food systems to the forefront of global conversations surrounding climate.

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.

D.C. Nonprofit Tackles Food Insecurity with Community Fridges

Feed the Fridge fights hunger with community fridges.

50 Years Later, ‘Diet for a Small Planet’ Is as Urgent As Ever

Author Frances Moore Lappe reflects on how the food system has changed changed since her revolutionary book was first published in 1971.

Asian Pacific Islander Voices: Books on Food and Culture

Food Tank’s book list centers Asian and Pacific Islander voices and showcases books on AAPI food and culture.

Calling All Poets! Global Initiative to Celebrate 2021 World Food Day

Poetry X Hunger’s call for submissions shows that poetry can be an effective avenue for anti-hunger advocacy.

18 Chefs Promoting Biodiversity For a Healthier Planet

These chefs are using their kitchens to help preserve the world’s biodiversity.

27 Inspiring Women Reshaping the Food System

In honor of International Women’s Day, Food Tank is celebrating 27 Inspiring women working to close the gender gap in the food system.

Remembering Andrew Gunther: Farmer and Sustainable Livestock Advocate

Farmer, sustainable agriculture advocate, and @AGreenerWorld executive Andrew Gunther, @Farmerssustain, passed away on February 19.

Remembering Wayne Roberts: Advocate for Sustainable Food Systems

Canadian writer and food policy analyst Wayne Roberts, best known for his work with the Toronto Food Policy Council, has died at the age of 76.