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New Report Reveals How Food Banks Responded to COVID-19

Food banks around the world significantly adapted their services to meet increased demand for food during 2020 lockdowns, a new report finds.

San Francisco Startup Partners with Global Consulting Leader to Reduce Food Waste

Treasure8 and PA Consulting announce that they are collaborating to improve access to nutritional food and fight food waste on a global scale.

Danielle Nierenberg Named 2020 Julia Child Award Recipient by the Julia Child Foundation

The ​Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts​ announced food system expert Danielle Nierenberg as the recipient of the sixth annual Julia Child Award. Nierenberg is being recognized for her work as a global thought leader on a mission to build a more equitable food system and as a champion for underrepresented voices in the industry.

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.

Native Voices Convene for Food Tank Summit on Indigenous Foods

Food Tank and Arizona State University’s (ASU) “The Wisdom of Indigenous Foodways” Summit on January 22, 2020, is convening native voices and food system leaders to help bring Indigenous knowledge to the forefront of conversations on food system transformation.

Inequality Towards Female Agri-Food Tech Founders Is Pervasive, Says Study

The first report by Money Where Our Mouths Are (MWOMA) reveals alarming disparities between female and male founders in the Agri-Food Tech industry.

Join Food Tank for 25% Off This Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday!

On Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday only (Dec. 2 and 3, 2019), join Food Tank for 25% off with coupon code GivingTuesday19 and attend our events free, receive updates and gifts, and support our global community!

New Burger Joint Is Celebrating Plant, Planet, and Plenty More

A new restaurant in Silver Spring, Maryland is offering customers a plant-based experience that connects eaters to the food system in a burger joint.

Strength in Resilience: Niman Ranch Hosts Farm Families in Des Moines

Thee 21st Annual Niman Ranch Farmer Appreciation Weekend in Des Moines, IA gathered media, chefs, and nonprofits focusing on resilience for farmers.

New Report Shows Both Hunger and Obesity on the Rise

The latest version of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report shows that rates of hunger and obesity are on the rise worldwide.