McDonald’s director of U.S. Public Affairs sat down with Food Tank to discuss the world’s largest restaurant company’s new goals focused on packaging and recycling. It plans to meet both by 2025 in each of its 37,000 restaurants.
Urban Forage, a cider house in Minneapolis, picked 16,000 pounds of apples that would’ve been wasted last year, and used them to make their sustainable apple cider.
Food Tank sat down with Dr. Jayson Lusk, the Head of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University, to talk about controversies, data, and economics. He is working to reframe major facets of the food discussion by making sure that arguments are underpinned by solid data.
Sonia Lo of Crop One Holding discusses the beginnings of the vertical farming company,its goals, its future, and its ‘Beyond Organic’ label.
After 11 years at the helm, Susan Ungaro is stepping down from the role of president of the James Beard Foundation (JBF). Food Tank had the opportunity to sit down with Ungaro ahead of her departure from the Foundation and discuss the elements of her legacy that she is most proud of, the challenges
Food Tank talks with Food Network chef Justin Warner about sustainability, cooking around the world, and how Food Network avoids wasting ingredients.
America’s favorite fresh fruit, bananas, face extinction as we know them. New documentary examines how a shift in agriculture can save bananas and the workers who produce them.
While distributing food waste to the poor has long been used as a solution to food insecurity, the author of Big Hunger says the moral imperative around reducing waste has also contributed to the never-ending nature of both problems.
Val Dolcini is passionate about helping pollinators and American farmers. Before joining P2, an organization dedicated to promoting the health of pollinators, he held numerous positions in government, businesses, and nonprofits including the USDA Farm Service Agency.
“If we want to continue to develop as a society, we need to be more resourceful and conscious of the resources we use and to use them in a more sustainable way,” says Justin Kamine, Co-Founder and Partner of KDC Ag.