Food Heroes

New Orleans Healthy Snack Company Hopes to Make a Change

Brass Roots, a New Orleans-based snack company, is working to create healthy snacks while giving back to local youth groups and international farmers.

18 Youth Inspiring Change Across the Food System

In honor of International Youth Day, Food Tank has highlighting 18 youth who are building a stronger the food system for the future.

Women Reclaim Farming in Documentary “Rise, Root, Revolution!”

Documentary exposing the history of racism and sexism in American farming features woman-led Rise & Root Farm

13 Organizations That Need Your Help to Feed Explosion Victims in Beirut

13 groups and organizations, where people can donate to, working to feed and provide other forms of aid to people affected by the explosions in Beirut, Lebanon.

Through FarmLink Michigan Farmers Sell Directly to Households

The food hub West Michigan FarmLink is connecting small farmers with households in need of fresh, nutritious food.

Indiana Restaurant Transforms Model to Help Workers and Feed Community

La Scala Italian Restaurant switched from a World Central Kitchen model into a CSA program to support the community.

15 Inspiring Quotes and Questions to Guide the Food System Forward 

What does the future of the food system look like? How do we get there? These questions and quotes from food system leaders help shine a light on the road ahead for farmers, advocates, journalists, chefs, agricultural workers, business owners, grocery store employees, scientists, entrepreneurs, and eaters.

Danielle Nierenberg Named 2020 Julia Child Award Recipient by the Julia Child Foundation

The ​Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts​ announced food system expert Danielle Nierenberg as the recipient of the sixth annual Julia Child Award. Nierenberg is being recognized for her work as a global thought leader on a mission to build a more equitable food system and as a champion for underrepresented voices in the industry.

Dr. Rattan Lal Awarded World Food Prize 2020

Dr. Rattan Lal, founding Director of the Carbon Management and Sequestration Center at The Ohio State University, is the recipient of the 2020 World Food Prize.

New on the Podcast: Kari Hamerschlag on Advocating for Worker Protections and Healthier Climate-Friendly Food.

Kari Hamerschlag on investing in frontline food workers, regional food economies, and healthy, climate-friendly food.