Thought Leaders

19 Organizations and Initiatives Winning in the Food Movement

Food Tank is highlighting 19 organizations that are strengthening the growing food movement by engaging their communities, sharing knowledge and nutritious food, and achieving lasting victories in our efforts to build a more equitable food system.

14 Women Changing Food Around the World

From empowering smallholder farmers in the developing world, to building food as medicine into the medical system, to re-imagining a more accessible and sustainable grocery store, these women are changing the way we eat around the world. Here are their stories.

19 Books on Food Tank’s Fall Book List to Reconnect with the Food System

This fall, Food Tank is highlighting 19 new books that inspire us and challenge us to keep pushing for a better food system for everyone around the world.

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.