Thought Leaders

Food Tank’s Spring 2021 Reading List

Food Tank is highlighting 23 books to help readers learn about the food system, cook with new flavors, and grow their own food this spring.

Women Discuss the Power of Indigenous Foodways in James Beard Panel

Women activists talk about their role in preserving and elevating Indigenous foodways during a recent panel organized by the James Beard Foundation and First Nations Development Institute.

Remembering Andrew Gunther: Farmer and Sustainable Livestock Advocate

Farmer, sustainable agriculture advocate, and @AGreenerWorld executive Andrew Gunther, @Farmerssustain, passed away on February 19.

121 Food Organizations to Watch in 2021

Ahead of the new year, Food Tank is highlighting 121 organizations that are working to build a stronger and more just food system.

How Do We Transition to a More Sustainable Food System?

In advance of the “Resetting the Food System” Summit co-hosted by the Barilla Foundation and and Food Tank, 30+ speakers shared what it will take to transition to a more sustainable food system.

Not All Plant-Based Proteins Are Created Equal

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” Dan Curtin of Greenleaf Foods and Lightlife Foods discusses the growing demand for healthy plant-based products, the importance of consumer choice, and what it means to be a sustainable business.

New on the Podcast: Jeff Dunn on the Food Industry, Carrots, and Going Plant-Based

For Bolthouse Farms CEO, Jeff Dunn, carrot-based products and other plant-powered meals are the next directions for the food industry.

New Lesson Plans Aim to Find Solutions to Hunger

These 20 new lesson plans about world hunger for K-12 students have been designed to inspire youth to take action and help end food insecurity.