Food Heroes

New on the Podcast: Devon Klatell, Dr. Katie Wilson Talk the Role of Philanthropy, School Lunches, and Access to Healthy Food

The Managing Director of The Rockefeller Foundation Devon Klatell discusses how philanthropies can empower the food system. Then, Danielle talks with Dr. Katie Wilson about the importance of school nutrition staff employees and how policymakers can help increase access to food in a safe manner.

New on the Podcast: Tony Hillery Discusses Food Justice and Chandani Punia Talks About the Connection Between Hunger and Education

Founder of Harlem Grown, Tony Hillery, and Director of Development and Innovation at Akshaya Patra Foundation USA, Chandani Punia, join Dani on Food Talk Live

Rocky Dawuni’s New Music Video For “Champion Arise” Offers a Message of Hope

GRAMMY Nominee Rocky Dawuni, who is behind the music for Food Tank’s forthcoming musical Garjana, offers a message of hope in his recently released music video.

New on the Podcast: Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian On Creating Healthier American Diets and Nutrition Programs

On Food Talk Live: Dani speaks with Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, a cardiologist and the dean of the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. They discuss the impact of food on our immune systems and how politicians should respond to modern nutrition challenges.

Rob Larew Talks Corporate Consolidation in the Food System

Rob Larew exposes the social and agricultural injustices present in the food system and offer ways, primarily through legislature, to improve these injustices.

A Growing Culture Uses Murals to Highlight Work of Immigrant Farm Workers

One coalition aims to use murals to recognize immigrant farm workers’ role in the American food system.

New on The Podcast: Frances Moore Lappe on Using Living Democracy to Build a Sustainable Food System

During the livestream, Lappe discusses her new book, It’s Not Too Late! and using living democracy to improve politics, the economy, and the food system

Feeding America’s Kids During COVID-19

Faced with nation-wide closures in response to COVID-19, school authorities and partners are stepping up to feed the 30 million children depending on school food service each day.

School Nutrition Staff Working to Feed Groups Impacted From COVID-19

School nutrition staff in the U.S. are distributing meals to students and adults in need during the pandemic, but many lack the protective equipment they need to stay safe.

Kristen Suokko Talks Small Farms, COVID-19

Kristen Suokko talks about how Local Food Hub is keeping small, farms in Virginia connected to local consumers during COVID-19