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Chefs Uniting to End Waste and Hunger

Keeping gourmet meals from going into the trash not only feeds those in need, it can also improve environmental outcomes and help California reach its waste diversion goal by 2020.

Remembering Luca Virginio, Advocate of International Collaboration for Sustainability

Food Tank celebrates the legacy of Luca Virginio, Chief Communication and External Relations Officer at Barilla Group and the Barilla Food & Nutrition Foundation Vice Chairman.

From Farms to Incubators: Poornima Parameswaran of Trace Genomics Inc.

A new generation of women-led startups including Trace Genomics is providing novel solutions to agriculture’s problems with tech innovation.

Preventing Food Waste in Brazilian Favelas

Through promoting the use of all parts of vegetables, Favela Orgânica is promoting a nutritious lifestyle for all parts of Rio de Janeiro.

Remembering Stuart Levy: Scientist Behind Animal Husbandry Advocacy

Food Tank remembers Stuart Levy, a pioneer researcher pushing for better animal husbandry—with only responsible use of antibiotics.

Spain’s First Food Sharing App Is Tackling Food Waste

Yonodesperdicio is the first web-mobile application in Spain for collaborative consumption to reduce household food waste.

Restaurants Are Helping to Drive Carbon Farming Practices

By donating a portion of each diner’s check, restaurants can help fund the implementation of carbon farming practices, which can be a key driver in the fight against climate change.

Medically Tailored Meals Need to Be Part of Healthcare

Community Servings delivers medically tailored meals to critically-ill patients with limited resources living in 21 communities in Massachusetts, while trying to address different social and food-related issues in the communities.

Defining the Line: Good, Bad, and Neutral Food Tech

Food isn’t immune to technology’s influence as AI and Big Data create opportunities for innovation—as well as risks. At Food Tank’s second monthly conversation at NYU, experts evaluate the fork in the road for the future dividing good and bad food tech.

Partnerships to End Eating Disorders at Project HEAL

Project HEAL CEO Kristina Saffran talks about the key to fostering better relationships with food through closer relationships with peers.