Food Tank’s summer 2020 reading list includes books on a wide range of topics, including food access and culture in Black communities, food relief programs, and the effects of technology on global food supply chains.
Ricardo Salvador, the Director of the Food and Environment program of the Union of Concerned Scientists talks science advocacy, and Marcel Van Ooyen, President and CEO of GrowNYC discusses farmers’ markets and food access
Managing Director of Patagonia Provisions, Birgit Cameron, and Kurt Beardslee explain how the recent Executive Order could affect human health, coastal economies, and the fight to restore wild fish populations.
Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah describes his work at the intersection of agricultural development and youth livelihoods in Africa.
Rebecca Eyre discusses equity in eating disorder treatment. Curt Ellis discusses school food and nutrition education
The LGBTQ+ farmers and collectives on this running list are creating supportive spaces for themselves and other members of the queer community, keeping agricultural traditions alive, and honoring the land.
Olivier De Schutter describes his work at the intersection of human rights and food system reform.
All the conversations are available to stream online. Presenters included Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation, farmers Leah Penniman and Karen Washington, and more.