New on the Podcast: Marion Nestle Discusses Her New Book and the Current State of Food Politics

Marion Nestle’s new book Let’s Ask Marion: What You Need to Know about the Politics of Food, Nutrition, and Health examines a wide range of issues from school lunches, cultured meat, superfoods, and self-medicating with dietary supplements.

Niman Ranch Event Highlights Resilience vs. Efficiency in the Food System

In the panel “Resilience vs. Efficiency,” moderated by Danielle Nierenberg, author Michael Pollan, Niman Ranch’s Paul Willis, and Tanka’s Bar Dawn Sherman discuss what resilience looks like in the food system today.

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!