Food Heroes

14 Latinx Food Change Makers

In recognition of National Latinx Heritage Month, Food Tank is celebrating the contributions of Latinx individuals across the food system.

Mexican Restaurant Supporting Community Through Advocacy and a Soup Kitchen

La Morada is helping people affected by COVID-19 and other marginalized communities.

New on the Podcast: Suzanne Adely, Sonia Singh Discuss Food Workers’ Rights

Suzanne Adely and Sonia Singh explain how the COVID-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter movement are exposing food workers’ rights abuses. They discuss the protections food workers urgently need.

Dreaming Out Loud Receives ReFED Grant to Recover Food Waste in D.C.

Dreaming Out Loud receives ReFED grant to recover 500,000 pounds of food in Washington D.C.’s Wards 7 and 8

Native-led Nonprofit Tackles Food Insecurity on Reservations

Native-led Partnership with Native Americans is supporting rural reservations in the fight against food insecurity during the pandemic.

New on the Podcast: Tom Philpott, food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones Magazine, discusses his new book Perilous Bounty: The Looming Collapse of American Farming and How We Can Prevent It.

Author of Perilous Bounty, Tom Philpott, discusses the problems with the current state of U.S. agriculture and solutions for a resilient future.

Fair Trade Kampot Pepper Helps Cambodian Farmers and Canadian Food Banks

The 50 Million Meals Campaign is working with a collective of 400 small, organic pepper farmers in Southern Cambodia to develop a community-based, fair trade distribution system for the Kampot pepper.

Second Servings of Houston Mitigates Food Waste with Help from ReFED Fund

Second Services of Houston is working to rescue food to provide healthy meals to those in need.

A South Indian Researcher is on a Quest to Find Forgotten Foods

A local South Indian researcher is highlighting forgotten foods of the region’s past and reintroducing them to the world.

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.