During this session of Organic Week DC, convened by the Organic Trade Association, Food Tank president Danielle Nierenberg will interview Chef Eric Adjepong on the importance of representation in food. The session will also feature a panel discussion on the impact of pesticides on communities of color.
This season, Food Tank is highlighting 20 books that encourage young eaters to learn about where their food comes from and the culinary traditions that shape the world.
“We are working with more than 20 farmers around Morocco in a range of agro-ecological zones and will also expand some of our outputs to Senegal, Ethiopia, and Lebanon to achieve the best possible solutions for the barley, lentil, and durum wheat systems,” Filippo says.
Food Tank knows that representation matters. Our team put together this cookbook list to serve not only as inspiration in the kitchen but to combat social injustices through supporting queer and POC authors.
When the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) surveyed more than 3,500 farmers under 40 in 2017, 60 percent of the farmer respondents were women. And in 2012, the USDA Census of Agriculture found that 14 percent of principal farm operators were women, a nearly 300 percent increase since 1978, when it began counting women as farmers.
America’s Grow-a-Row grows over 1 million pounds of food annually and they give it all away
The Farm Bill Law Enterprise’s series of reports call upon Congress to diversify the agricultural economy, improve food access and nutrition, and encourage productivity and risk management in new farm bill.
The Fair Trade Campaigns Conference renews commitment of universities and communities to conducting operations with equity in trade in mind, opening up opportunities for marginalized producers.