Policy and Organizing

New on the Podcast: Labor Leader Marc Perrone Explains Why Food Workers Are Still at Risk for COVID-19

On Food Talk Live: Marc Perrone, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, talks to Dani about labor issues during COVID-19.

This Essay Collection is a Roadmap Toward A Healthier Post-COVID Food System

The essay collection in the journal Agriculture and Human Values, which Food Tank was honored to help organize along with many other brilliant food system experts, is available for everyone to read for free.

22 Individuals and Organizations Building Stronger Black Communities and Food Systems

It’s time for people of all backgrounds to call for an end to racist and hateful violence. These organizations and individuals represent just a portion of the efforts underway to fight racism and inequality and to build stronger Black communities and food systems.

Healthy Habits: 14 Governments and NGOs Promoting the Mediterranean Diet

Government policies and organizations are implementing programs that encourage and provide access to a diet high in fresh, nutritious foods.

New on the Podcast: Lawrence Haddad on Promoting Nutritious Foods, Josef Schmidhuber on Agricultural Economics

Josef Schmidhuber on how economic research can build a more equitable and sustainable food system, Haddad on malnutrition and helping small businesses

New on the Podcast: Dr. Maureen Miruka Discusses Women and Agriculture and Roger Thurow Talks Global Food Insecurity Amid American Abundance

Dr. Maureen Miruka discusses women and agriculture. Roger Thurow talks about global food insecurity amid American abundance

New on the Podcast: Tony Hillery Discusses Food Justice and Chandani Punia Talks About the Connection Between Hunger and Education

Founder of Harlem Grown, Tony Hillery, and Director of Development and Innovation at Akshaya Patra Foundation USA, Chandani Punia, join Dani on Food Talk Live

At High Risk for COVID-19, Immokalee Farmworkers Demand Health Care Protections From the State of Florida

Farmworkers in Immokalee, Florida, have been deemed essential during COVID-19, but are still forced to live and work in close quarters without basic health care. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers is calling on Gov. DeSantis to fix this.

Eric Adams and Vimlendra Sharan Talk Food Policy Response, COVID-19

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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and FAO Liaison Office for North America Vimlendra Sharan talk about food policy during the pandemic.

Over 50 Organizations Urge Congress to Prioritize Small, Mid-Sized Farms for COVID-19 Relief

An open letter to congress signed by 54 organizations calls for stimulus funding for small farms and farm workers in response to COVID-19.