26 Children’s Books to Nourish Growing Minds

Food Tank’s list of children’s books to read about food and the food system.

School-Based Food Bank Programs Most Effective, Report Says

A new report shows that food bank programs are important in fighting hunger in school children during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mexican State of Oaxaca Becomes First to Ban Selling Junk Food To Children

With a major obesity epidemic on the rise, the Mexican state of Oaxaca is banning the sale of junk food to children in order to change purchasing habits.

Liz Neumark Talks Teaching Healthy Habits to Kids, COVID-19

“Our waiters who at this time last year were at black tie galas, are now delivering food to a very different slice of New York”

Opinion | A Food Support System for Venezuelan Refugees in Colombia

A food support system for Venezuelan refugees in Colombia, beginning with local farmers who grow fruits and vegetables to the local kitchens that cook and serve them, is critical and is bringing hope to Venezuelan families during this refugee crisis.

The Mobile Kitchen Changing Food Education Across the U.S.

The Charlie Cart Project uses a kitchen on wheels to empower educators and take food and nutrition education to classrooms all around the U.S.

Building School Gardens Across Argentina—Lessons from Huerta Niño Foundation

From maintaining the community’s motivation to financing projects, Huerta Niño Foundation shares lessons from building school gardens across Argentina for more than 20 years.

Creating Partnerships in Tokyo is Key to Effective Government Food Initiatives

Dr. Naoki Kondo, a social epidemiologist, talks about the Vegi-tabe Life Project implemented for promoting vegetable consumption of Adachi Ward residents in Tokyo, Japan, while emphasizing that creating partnerships is crucial for better results.

Malnutrition: A Global Problem That Requires a Global Solution

“No country has a monopoly on the problem [of malnutrition], so no country has a monopoly on the solution: we all have to work together,” says Lawrence Haddad, Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition.

12 Children’s Books to Grow Future Food Leaders

Children’s books are a great way to start critical conversations and reflections about food, community, and the environment: check out Food Tank’s 12 picks for the holiday season.