Food Tank

We’re Too Close to the Edge of Planetary Boundaries, Says Walter Willett

Alex Sammon, author, and Walter Willett of EAT-Lancet and Harvard host an inter-generational conversation about transforming diets to protect the planet’s boundaries.

Native Voices Convene for Food Tank Summit on Indigenous Foods

Food Tank and Arizona State University’s (ASU) “The Wisdom of Indigenous Foodways” Summit on January 22, 2020, is convening native voices and food system leaders to help bring Indigenous knowledge to the forefront of conversations on food system transformation.

Farm-to-Table App Is Connecting Chefs, Eaters, and Farmers in Phoenix

Bites | Eat With Your Tribe is a mobile app connecting chefs, foodies, and urban farmers to create in-home, farm-to-table dining experiences.

Philanthropy for a Better Food Future

Devon Klatell of the Rockefeller Foundation talks about the important role philanthropic organizations play in the food systems—not only funding innovative solutions but connecting communities across the globe.

Philabundance’s Abundantly Good Cheese Benefiting Dairy Farmers, Hungry Families

While Pennsylvania dairy farmers struggle with surplus milk and Philadelphia area families struggle with hunger, Philabundance is taking the lead to address both issues

Break Economic and Nutrition Policy Out of Their Silos for Real Change

Dr. Sara Bleich of the Harvard Chan School of Public Health sits down with Sarah Blackburn of Edible Boston to talk about the key to effective nutrition policies.

Preserving Appalachian Biodiversity with Cider Apples

A good cider doesn’t use just one apple variety. “Of course, you need one for the sugar to get alcohol fermentation going, but then you need some acidity, tartness, aroma—it’s like a recipe, and each cider apple gives a little something to the final product.”

120 Organizations Creating a New Decade for Food

To leap forward into 2020, we’re highlighting 120 organizations with plans for a more sustainable food system in the next year.

The Food System Vision Prize Is Accepting Applications Through January 31st

The Food System Vision Prize, launched by the Rockefeller Foundation, SecondMuse, and OpenIDEO, will reward proposals that inspire farmers, policymakers, businesspeople, activists, and eaters to build a more sustainable food system.

16 Initiatives Changing Urban Agriculture Through Tech and Innovation

From high-tech indoor farming to mobile platforms connecting urban growers and consumers, Food Tank highlights 16 initiatives using tech and innovation to improve urban agriculture.