Food Tank’s Spring 2021 Reading List

Food Tank is highlighting 23 books to help readers learn about the food system, cook with new flavors, and grow their own food this spring.

Regenerative Organic Certification Launches to Prioritize Soil Health and Farmworker Justice in Food Products

The standards, which require more sustainable and equitable practices than many existing certifications, are based around three pillars: soil health and land management, animal welfare, and farmer and worker fairness.

Regenerative Agriculture with Dr. Bronner’s

Dr. Bronner’s is working to reverse negative environmental and social impacts associated with global agribusinesses. Dr. Bronner’s soaps are known to have 18-in-One uses, one use is to promote constructive capitalist through fair trade, organic principles, regenerative agriculture, worker’s rights, and animal welfare. 

The Bronner Mom Behind the Movement

Lisa Bronner transformed the curious costumers contacting Dr. Bronner’s into a movement demanding healthier products that better support farmers.

Through Regenerative Agriculture, Dr. Bronner’s Is Setting a New Example

“We want to make sure that everyone who is involved in the production of our raw materials… that those lives are being respected and that labor is not being exploited,” says David Bronner on Food Talk.

This is the Story of a Soap Company that is Changing the World

Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap is creating new markets for Fair Trade Organic products, and practicing dynamic agroforestry.

How (and Why) a Soap Company is Changing the Food System

The skin-care company is now investing a surprising amount of time and capital in projects that affect how people eat—from GMO labeling to promoting regenerative agriculture—putting themselves at the forefront of efforts to build a more sustainable food system.