School Food

Sara Morris is using Education and Consumer Power to Change Seattle’s Food System

President of The Beecher’s Foundation in Washington State, Sara Morris discusses the power of consumer demand in changing the nutrition and food landscapes.

Transforming Nutrition: An Interview with Tambra Stevenson

Food Tank sat down with WANDA founder and CEO Tambra Stevenson to discuss how her background in nutrition combined with her commitment to youth and female empowerment is changing the food system.

Anne Schwartz on True Cost Accounting to Fix the U.S. Food System

Long-time organic farmer, Anne Schwartz talks about True Cost Accounting, and the positive social and environmental implications of integrating local, organic, and small-farms into food system policy.

Mara Fleishman: “Moving the Needle on School Food”

Mara Fleishman, CEO of the Chef Ann Foundation, tells Food Tank about her inspiration, her work helping schools adopt cook-from-scratch programming, and her vision for the future of school food in America.

The Store’s Sarah Sem on Bringing Food Security to College Campuses

“Fostering a dialogue about how to balance budgeting and finding nutritious dining options” may increase awareness of food insecurity on college campus, but young leaders need to do more, according to Sarah Sem.

Kimbal Musk’s Vision to Build Healthy, Vibrant Communities Across America

Kimbal Musk has announced that his nonprofit is going national, being renamed Big Green, and expanding into its seventh city, Detroit, to build 100 outdoor Learning Garden classrooms across the Motor City.

What Will Robotics and Automation Mean for Food System Workers?

From seed to table, a revolution in technology that prioritizes robotics and automation is on the cusp of transforming what the work required to produce, transport, sell, and serve food looks like.

How to Start a College Food Recovery Chapter

Roughly 40 percent of all food in the United States goes to waste, and much of this food is still edible when wasted. For the past six years, Food Recovery Network (FRN) has been building solutions to fight this problem.

National Farm-to-School Month: Highlighting Cutting-Edge Programs

To celebrate national Farm-to-School Month, Food Tank has compiled a list of 19 unique, innovative, and effective farm-to-school programs from around the globe.

New Orleans Chefs Challenged to Create School Lunches for US$1.25

On September 29, 2017, the Chef Ann Foundation is bringing a Celebrity Chef Edition of The Real School Food Challenge to New Orleans. The organizers will be challenging a group of New Orleans’ most prominent chefs to create healthy school lunch recipes for just US$1.25 per meal.