Thought Leaders

Partnerships to End Eating Disorders at Project HEAL

Project HEAL CEO Kristina Saffran talks about the key to fostering better relationships with food through closer relationships with peers. 

Defy the Divide: Enter the Gray Area for Food Solutions Says Nierenberg

On “Heritage Radio on Tour,” host Dana Cowin visits Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg at the Slow Food Nations Leader Summit in Denver, Colorado.

Voting for Food Tank’s SXSW Panels on Diversity and Food Policy

Voting is now open for SXSW Panels including Food Tank’s panels featuring LGBTQ+ visibility, farmworker rights, and food in the 2020 election.

How OzHarvest Is Helping Australia Halve Its Food Waste by 2030

Australia’s plan to halve food waste by 2030 is a lofty goal, but the country’s biggest food rescue organization, OzHarvest, is working hard to make it happen.

10 Illuminating Discussions on Health and Nutrition from the Food Talk Podcast

Erasing world hunger—and ensuring the health of our environment—is a challenge that will take creative solutions to solve. In these 10 episodes of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” experts discuss how they’re rethinking nutrition for our modern world.

An Unexpected Collaboration Is Reducing Food Waste in Illinois

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.

Castanea Fellows Rethink Justice in Food and Economy

The new fellow cohort from the Castanea Fellowship will confront the transformations needed to reintegrate equity and justice into the food system, in urban, rural, and tribal communities.

Leah Chase, Ambassador of Creole Food and Activism, Dies at 96

The world is mourning the loss of icon Leah Chase, who brightened her community in ways beyond serving up classic Creole cuisine.

Say Yes to Bats: How Bats Can Help Reduce Pesticide Use in Farms

Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Young Earth Solutions winner in 2017 is using bats an integrated pest management system to replace or drastically reduce pesticide use in rice fields and to improve biodiversity and conservation management.

14 African American Women Leading Change in the U.S. Food System

The number of African-American women-owned businesses increased by 164 percent from 2007 to 2018. Not only does this provide a huge boost to the economy, it can create jobs in local communities.