Food Heroes

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.

Farm Rescue Helps Farming and Ranching Families in the Midwest

Since its founding in 2005, Farm Rescue has assisted nearly 700 family farmers in times of crisis.

Remembering Percy Schmeiser: Farmer and Hero

Percy Schmeiser, best known for his battles against Monsanto and genetically modified seed patents, passed away on October 13 at the age of 89.

Seven North Korean Restaurants in Seoul Are Working to Provide a Place of Comfort for Defectors

Defectors from North Korea are finding comfort at seven restaurants specializing in North Korean Cuisine in Seoul, South Korea.

White Pony Express Rescues Fresh Food for Californians in Need

Through the COVID-19 Food Waste Solutions Fund, ReFED is helping White Pony Express rescue food and divert it to Californians in need.

Donation-Only Restaurant Provides a Hot Meal and Community

Alabama restaurant Drexell and Honeybee’s provides meals to everyone who visits – free of charge.