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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.

Food Empowerment Project Employs Education to Help Consumers Make Ethical Food Choices

The Food Empowerment Project is aiming to help viewers make ethical food consumption and reduce the suffering of animals and people in the food industry.

121 Food Organizations to Watch in 2021

Ahead of the new year, Food Tank is highlighting 121 organizations that are working to build a stronger and more just food system.

Pinole Blue Is Working to Honor Mexican Heritage through Food and Community Service

An organic blue corn company, Pinole Blue, strives to raise awareness on traditional Mexican foods while assisting the Rarámuri community.

DC Offers Another Round of Relief to Restaurants

Mayor Muriel Bowser will award up to 700 grants to DC’s hardest-hit restaurants.