Food Tank, in partnership with Rethink Food Waste Through Economics and Data (ReFED) and with support from The Rockefeller Foundation and The Fink Family Foundation, will present a one-day summit on September 13, 2017, at the WNYC Greene Space in New York City.
Founded as a resource to prevent food waste, the CropMobster network has grown into an online platform for farmers, food activists, and pantries to exchange resources. Designed to “ignite food system crowdsourcing,” CropMobster empowers local leaders to connect communities interested in sharing or t
Boston-area organization Lovin’ Spoonfuls serves a dual mission: reduce food waste and feed the hungry. Lauren Palumbo, the organization’s COO talks with Food Tank about food rescue, the environment, and reducing our food waste footprints.
On May 7, 2017, Kiss the Ground released The Compost Story, a short film about how composting can transform the planet by reducing landfills and improving the health of soils everywhere.
Harvard Law report states that Congress could prioritize the issue of food waste through the 2018 Farm Bill, and in turn minimize environmental impact of waste in landfills, create jobs, and redistribute unused food to the hungry.
Food Tank spoke with Konstantin Zvereff and Jag Bansal, the co-founders of BlueCart, to talk about this mobile and web-based platform for wholesale food purchase. After noticing that their users were leveraging supply chain efficiency to reduce their own food waste, BlueCart has launched an initiati
The Institute for Food and Development Policy, a nonprofit known as Food First, released a new book entitled Fertile Ground: Scaling Agroecology from the Ground Up, edited by Groundswell International Executive Director and co-founder Steve Brescia. Fertile Ground presents nine innovative case studi
A documentary film adapted from the book Hope’s Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet by Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé launched on Kickstarter in May 2017. Fifteen years after the book’s original publication in 2002, Luis Medina, a graduate Food Studies student at New York University, ho
Seeds&Chips, the Global Food Innovation Summit, has begun with a discussion about Millennials. Former President Obama will speak tomorrow.
Michele Pedrotti, BCFN Yes! Competition 2014 finalist and Geographic Representative of BCFN Alumni Network for Europe, speaks about his deep passion for food and how Sensory Science can help tackle food waste.