Food Tank

To Protect the Planet, “We Have to Be Really Visionary,” Says Hauter

On Food Talk, founder and Executive Director of Food & Water Watch talks about the importance of activism in the fight against climate change and solutions in the food system.

Opinion | Five Zero Food Waste Bloggers You Should Know About

Here are five unique and diverse eco-conscious trailblazers who are making waves in the zero food waste movement.

Eight Toronto-based Initiatives Fighting Food Waste

When Canadian governments lack leadership in fighting food waste, individuals and organizations take charge. Food Tank has compiled a list of eight Toronto-based initiatives finding creative uses for excess food, closing the loop in a wasteful food system.

How Will the EU Halve Its Food Waste?

Following ambitious European Union (EU) food waste reduction targets set earlier this year, the EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste met to take stock of progress.

UN Backs Seed Sovereignty in Landmark Peasants’ Rights Declaration

The Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and other People Working in Rural Areas, which was the product of some 17 years of diplomatic work led by the international peasant alliance La Via Campesina, formally extends human rights protections to farmers whose “seed sovereignty” is threatened by government and corporate practices.

12 Children’s Books to Grow Future Food Leaders

Children’s books are a great way to start critical conversations and reflections about food, community, and the environment: check out Food Tank’s 12 picks for the holiday season.

Questlove and Haile Thomas Bring Nutrition Activism to All Communities

On Food Talk, Questlove and Haile Thomas join Dani Nierenberg at the Second Annual NYC Food Tank Summit on Food Waste to talk about solutions to food waste and racism in the food system.

Europe May Lead the 21st Century Food System—With Needed Innovations

EIT Food is connecting consumers, start-ups, industry partners, innovators, small-to-medium enterprises, and universities across Europe for a future-proof food sector.

“Food Is a Private Sector Endeavor,” Says Sam Kass

“We need a pretty broad and ongoing shift in cultural norms around what we’re eating for our health and for environmental sustainability,” says Sam Kass on this week’s Food Talk.

Let’s Cook Kenyan Meals Nurtures Community and Healthy Lifestyles

Over 1.5 million more Kenyans cook at home with the help of Let’s Cook Kenyan Meals. Pamellah Oduor founded this Facebook page to bring joy, love and community through food.