15 Inspiring Quotes and Questions to Guide the Food System Forward 

What does the future of the food system look like? How do we get there? These questions and quotes from food system leaders help shine a light on the road ahead for farmers, advocates, journalists, chefs, agricultural workers, business owners, grocery store employees, scientists, entrepreneurs, and eaters.

Danielle Nierenberg Named 2020 Julia Child Award Recipient by the Julia Child Foundation

The ​Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts​ announced food system expert Danielle Nierenberg as the recipient of the sixth annual Julia Child Award. Nierenberg is being recognized for her work as a global thought leader on a mission to build a more equitable food system and as a champion for underrepresented voices in the industry.

Musk Is Training Young People to Be In Food–And Love It

Kimbal Musk tells Gabriella Gershenson of the Wall Street Journal about creating opportunities for young people in farming—and disrupting current agricultural practices—with indoor farming.

Regeneratively Grown and Biodiverse Ingredients Should Be For Everyone, Says Erik Oberholtzer

Tender Greens co-founder and CEO Erik Oberholtzer wants chefs to feel guided by regenerative farmers—and source locally and regionally unique ingredients for their kitchens.

We Must Listen to Indigenous Communities: Food Tank in Arizona

Food Tank and ASU’s summit in Arizona brought together innovators from Native communities who advocated for a better understanding of Indigenous foodways.

Everything Is Relational in Food Allyship, Says Denisa Livingston

Denisa Livingston of the Diné Community Advocacy Alliance talks about struggles and successes in the Navajo community—and how others can be good allies.

Block by Block: Florida Blue and Building Food Secure Communities in Florida

The Block by Block event for building food secure communities in Florida engaged leaders in the conversation of merging food and health and recognized twelve finalists in the Wellbeing Challenge for their efforts to fight food insecurity.

How to Get More Involved with Food Tank In the Coming Year

Food Tank invites you to get involved this year, and we have so many ways to do it — from events around the country to musicals about climate change to freelance writing about the food system. Join us!

Announcing Our NYC Summit Agenda—Help Us Spread the Word and Tune in Online!

Food Tank’s largest Summit ever has an all-star speaker list featuring Sam Kass, Haile Thomas, Mark Bittman, Jim Perdue, Tom Colicchio, and more.

Defining the Line: Good, Bad, and Neutral Food Tech

Food isn’t immune to technology’s influence as AI and Big Data create opportunities for innovation—as well as risks. At Food Tank’s second monthly conversation at NYU, experts evaluate the fork in the road for the future dividing good and bad food tech.