Food Heroes

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.

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.

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