Food Heroes

Celebrating Food that Tastes Good and Does Good

The Food Sustainability Media Awards honors journalists whose work raises awareness around sustainable food, agriculture, and nutrition. At a special evening event, eco-chef Tom Hunt shared his experience as a chef and activist and his food philosophy.

Cultivate a Sustainable Future with Seeds & Chips Global Food Innovation Summit

The Seeds&Chips Global Food Innovation Summit is incorporating a new voice in the continued search for solutions to climate change and feeding the increasing population.

James Beard Foundation Honors Leaders in Sustainability

The James Beard Foundation recognizes leaders in the sustainable food movement with the eighth annual James Beard Foundation Leadership Awards.

Katie Rains Discusses Ways to Promote Healthy Food Choices

GRuB Executive Director Katie Rains spoke with Food Tank about her work to promote access to healthy foods, her dreams for the 2018 Farm Bill, and innovations to foster interest in nutrition and agriculture.

Sara Morris is using Education and Consumer Power to Change Seattle’s Food System

President of The Beecher’s Foundation in Washington State, Sara Morris discusses the power of consumer demand in changing the nutrition and food landscapes.

Transforming Nutrition: An Interview with Tambra Stevenson

Food Tank sat down with WANDA founder and CEO Tambra Stevenson to discuss how her background in nutrition combined with her commitment to youth and female empowerment is changing the food system.

Food, Business, and Sustainability: An Intersection Revolutionizing the Food System

Kristen Rainey works to fight food waste and promote plant-based diets at Google. She spoke with Food Tank about the biggest problems she sees in today’s food system, and discussed innovative solutions to these challenges.

Respect Your Elders—Plants!

His Royal Highness, Prince Charles, is using his platform to push world leaders—and world eaters—to respect, honor, value, and most importantly protect the world’s agricultural diversity.  

Haile Thomas Inspires Healthy Lifestyles with Food System Education

Haile Thomas of HAPPY educates younger generations about plant-based diets and healthy lifestyle choices to create positive change in the food system. She will be speaking at the Washington D.C. Food Tank Summit in February.

Observations from a “Shithole” Country and a Note to President Trump

While visiting the West African country of Senegal, Food Tank President, Danielle Nierenberg, reflects on U.S. President Trump’s infamous statement about “Haiti and African countries” and the damage the President has inflicted.