Thought Leaders

Uplifting the Black Food Narrative

Chefs Tonya and David Thomas speak about their business H3irloom Food Group, uplifting the Black food narrative, and food education.

Remembering Sheldon Krimsky, Leading Scholar of Environmental Ethics

Sheldon Krimsky, a professor of 47 years, is remembered by his colleagues as humble, caring, and of high integrity.

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Paul Farmer

Dr. Paul Farmer, an award-winning infectious disease doctor, anthropologist, co-founder of Partners in Health (PIH), and author of 12 books died at age 62 on February 21, 2022. Farmer was a global health champion and he dedicated his career to…

Nine Quotes and Questions to Guide The Food System Through This Year

After a year of conversations with incredible thought leaders from across the food system, we’re rounding up nine key questions they raised that will helps us think through the next year of food system transformation.

An Unprecedented Year of Action

After a busy 2021, Food Tank is reflecting on all that we learned from the leaders and visionaries who highlighted opportunities for change in the food system.

Cook With Food Tank: Live Lively With This Plant-Based Recipe From Youth Health Advocate Haile Thomas

Haile Thomas, CEO of The HAPPY Organization and an internationally recognized youth health advocate, shares her recipe for roasted cauliflower with chimichurri sauce, a delicious plant-based meal from her cookbook Living Lively.

Taking on the Questions Holding Back Food Systems Transformation: Toward Agroecology, Regenerative Approaches and Indigenous Foodways

Recognizing the validity of different scientific practices and diverse sources of evidence can help promote much needed change in the food system.

Regaining Power Through Food: Food System Vision Prize Winners Showcased at COP26

Taking these projects from vision to reality means bringing food systems to the forefront of global conversations surrounding climate.

True Cost Accounting to Drive “the Biggest Change in Farming Since the Industrial Revolution”

The global population consumes about US$9 trillion of food each year, but the external cost of that food is more than double that—US$19.8 trillion.

Conversations with Food Systems Champions

Members of the U.N. Food Systems Champions Network highlighted the need for a systems-approach to bring meaningful change to food systems.

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