Food Heroes

Food Hero: Sister Simone Campbell, Executive Director of NETWORK

NETWORK Director Sister Simone Campbell calls on Congress to continue funding for SNAP benefits, which represent “a lifeline to millions of Americans.”

Food Hero: LaDonna Redmond, Founder of Campaign for Food Justice Now

Food justice is about more than just nutrition: it’s about social justice and the reform of the food system as part of a larger socio-political context.

Food Hero: Sandra Postel, Director of the Global Water Policy Project

Postel, Director of the Global Water Policy Project, has dedicated her life to educating and enlightening people about the issues that impact the water supply.

Food Hero: Matthew Liebman, Pioneer in Sustainable Agriculture Research

Matthew Liebman, this week’s Food Hero, answers questions about his innovative research in sustainable agriculture.

Food Hero: Molly Brown, NASA Research Scientist

Food Tank interviews NASA’s Molly Brown about her research, and what it can offer to experts working to combat climate change and food insecurity.

Food Hero: The FARM Institute Teaches the Next Generation to Care About Food

This week’s Food Hero, The FARM Institute, is building consciousness about food in the next generation.

118 Twitter Feeds Every Food Activist Needs to Follow

Food Tank has chosen 118 Twitter accounts for those involved in the food movement, or anyone who just wants to know more about the food system.

Food Hero: The Sylvia Center: Childhood Education from Farm to Fork

This week’s Food Hero, The Sylvia Center, engages youth in food education from farm to fork.

Food Hero: Janie Simms Hipp, Founder of the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative

This guest post from Isthmus & Strait’s Kelsey Jones-Casey interviews Janie Simms Hipp, founder of the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative.

Food Hero: Bob Martin, Senior Policy Advisor at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

Bob Martin, this week’s Food Hero, has extensively researched recommendations for improving the United States’ livestock agriculture.