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20 Innovators Protecting the Planet #EarthDay2015

April 22nd is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day and, this year, Food Tank is highlighting 20 of our favorite innovators.

Slow Food DC Snail of Approval Award Winners Announced

Slow Food DC has announced the 2015 winners of the Snail of Approval Award and will host a party in their honor on April 18.

Cesar Chavez Day: Celebrating Farmworkers

A look at the current state of farmworkers as Cesar Chavez Day approaches.

Farmworkers Get the Recognition they Deserve

Farmworkers take center stage during Farmworker Awareness Week.

Nuubia Artisan Chocolate Prioritizes Sustainable Sourcing

Artisan gourmet chocolate producer Nuubia San Francisco is committed to sustainability.

French Senate Abolishes Best Before (DLUO) Label

The controversial best-before (DLUO) label for non-perishable food products has been abolished in France by the French Senate.

Food Chain Avengers: Sparking Conversation About the Food Chain

Food Chain Avengers is a comic book about the struggles of food workers across the food chain.

High School Students Launch Innovative Greenhouse Program

Maggie Bass and fellow environmentally-minded students at DC public schools are pushing for more greenhouses and curriculum focused on urban ecology.

World Premiere of Food Tank’s Award-Winning Documentary “Man in the Maze”

Food Tank, in partnership with Greener Media, is excited to announce the world premiere of award-winning documentary “Man in the Maze.”

10 Ways You Can Fight for Fair Labor Practices in America’s Fields

Food Chains director Sanjay Rawal and producer Smriti Keshari on worker-driven movements, how consumers contribute, and film as a tool for change.