Food Heroes

Food Hero: Chris Proctor, Founder of Five Loaves

Marketing, advocating and fundraising, the Five Loaves team seats the hungry with the fed through distinct partnerships.

Trestle Group Foundation, Connecting Women Entrepreneurs in Developing Economies

Trestle Group Foundation is paving the way for growth, job creation, and innovation for women entrepreneurs in developing economies.

TED’s 2014 Fellows are Cultivating a Better Food System

TED’s class of 2014 Fellows will focus on “ideas worth spreading;” among them are three fellows cultivating a better food system.

“Open Sesame” Strives to Tell the Story of Seeds

One film sheds light on the story of seeds: thousand years of human history packed into less than an inch.

Gather Baltimore: Reducing Food Waste and Combating Hunger in Baltimore

Volunteer organization, Gather Baltimore, collects unsold produce and bread from farmer’s markets, local farms, and produce distributors to sell and distribute.

Food Hero: Juan Almeida, Founder of dosmargaritas, Develops Nutrient-Rich Snack Brand

Juan Almeida, founder of dosmargaritas functional foods, is working to create a nutrient-rich food brand to fight hunger and malnutrition in the Andes region.

40 Chances to Create a Better Food System

Food Tank has compiled a list of 40 individuals and organizations breaking the status quo in food and nutrition security, food sovereignty, and food justice.

Food Hero: Robyn Hillman-Harrigan, Executive Director, Rockaway Rescue Alliance-Shore Soup Project

From fruit to soup, Robyn Hillman-Harrigan’s Rockaway Rescue Alliance Shore Soup Project is building community through food.

Food Hero: Mwalimu Musheshe, Founder of African Rural University

Food Tank had the opportunity to speak with Mwalimu Musheshe about his work, and how it’s changing the face of agriculture in Uganda.

Food Hero: Fair Food Network’s Double Up Food Bucks Program

Double Up Food Bucks allows Michigan farmers markets to double the purchasing power for customers using federal food assistance dollars.