Policy and Organizing

Florida’s Food Policy Council: Building a Platform to Drive Change

The FLFPC board members give Food Tank insight into the accomplishments achieved and unique challenges that the FLFPC has faced in the last few years.

A New Pathway to Citizenship for Undocumented Farmworkers

The Agricultural Worker Program Act could help to bring stability to farmworkers, their communities, their agricultural employers, and our food system as a whole.

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.

Join Food Tank and The New York Times at the Food Festival This Oct 5–6

Food Tank is a media partner with The New York Times for the upcoming Food Festival, which will be held October 5th–6th in NYC.

New Bill to Reduce Food Waste Enters Congress

Congress introduced a new bill to create a unified food date label system across the United States to reduce consumer confusion and stop unnecessary food waste.

City Council Boosting Food Security in the Big Apple

A new report from the NYC Council spells out solutions to give all New Yorkers equal access to food.

David Nabarro Aims to Equip Leaders to Meet U.N. Sustainability Goals

“If [4SD] can work on food systems, we believe it can work on many other areas of human endeavor,” says founder and World Food Prize laureate David Nabarro.

Brazil’s Uncertain Future: President Jair Bolsonaro on Indigenous Rights, Environmental Conservation, and NGOs

Facing policy reforms which encourage deforestation, the people and resources of the Amazon are at serious risk.

Defy the Divide: Enter the Gray Area for Food Solutions Says Nierenberg

On “Heritage Radio on Tour,” host Dana Cowin visits Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg at the Slow Food Nations Leader Summit in Denver, Colorado.

Voting for Food Tank’s SXSW Panels on Diversity and Food Policy

Voting is now open for SXSW Panels including Food Tank’s panels featuring LGBTQ+ visibility, farmworker rights, and food in the 2020 election.