The good food movement is explosively growing: we’ve come up with big plans for 2019 to try to keep up with the worldwide energy building a better food system.
With ground-breaking Summits, reporting, podcasts, and more, Food Tank has gathered a highlight reel to celebrate the coming of the new year.
Yelp, restaurant influencers, and food bloggers make the jobs of food journalists difficult. But panelists at the San Diego Food Tank Summit highlight how telling stories about food can transform our food system.
A new report, Refresh: Food and Tech, from Soil to Supper, is a new approach to talking about technology’s part in agriculture, playing both good and bad roles in the food system.
“Orange Is The New Black” actress Alysia Reiner teams up with Save The Food for a refrigerator raid on her friend Melissa Rivers. Reiner and Rivers show viewers how to turn leftovers into brand new meals that are fit to serve to friends, preventing them from becoming part of the one-third of food that is wasted in America.
“Once the awareness grows over what happens in the system producing food, we can’t help but start asking questions,” says Aubrey. “Food is a political act once you open your eyes to all of the systems that influence food workers and food production.”
In case you missed it, you can watch the full NYC Summit on Food Loss and Food Waste on YouTube. Questions from the audience and engaging dialogue among speakers and panelists helped generate new ideas and spark action towards combating food loss and food waste from within communities, cities, and governments.
Children and teenagers are the biggest targets of junk food advertising because they are easy to influence and have large spending potential now and in the future. Junk food marketed to children has long term public health consequences.
Culminating over a decade of research by dozens of experts, the TEEB for Agriculture & Food (TEEBAgriFood) Scientific and Economic Foundations report evaluates the impacts of the value chain, from farm to fork to disposal, including effects on livelihoods, the environment, and health.