It Can be Done: The Wasted Food Solutions Task Force is bringing together organizations from all ends of the food recovery network in Illinois, fighting to reduce food waste through unique initiatives targeting policy, education, and asset-mapping.
Experiential education curriculum developer, Erin Bohm, sets the new standard for food education in drought prone regions. Highlighting the importance of soil health, crop variety, and community, drought-resilient education seeks to build a new generation of farmers and citizens.
The Green Shoots Foundation discusses the mission of the Agro-Tech Center in educating and training youth in rural Cambodia.
At South by Southwest, Food Tank’s panel featuring Haile Thomas, The HAPPY Org; Tony Hillery, Harlem Grown; and Regina Anderson, Food Recovery Network discussed the key to a better future food system: leaders of the future.
Schools and organizations in Austin, Texas are enhancing relationships between farmers, ranchers, and local producers, in an effort to improve child health, engage students in the local food system, and support the local economy.
Chef Ann Cooper still firmly believes that school lunches should be made from whole, fresh ingredients—and they should be delicious.
Farm-to-school programs across the world are building stronger relationship between schools and farmers, ranchers, and producers, in an effort to improve children’s health, engage students in the food system, and support local economies. In honor of National Farm-to-School Month, Food Tank is highlighting 30 innovative farm-to-school programs from across the globe.
Alice Waters is advocating for a ‘‘free, sustainable school lunch for all students.’ Despite advances in school food, there remains a stigma around school lunch. Waters believes this can change through better food education and stronger procurement policies.