During this COP26 event, food systems experts will explore the inextricable link between healthy and sustainable diets and public health, local food systems, food workers, and biodiversity. Speakers include the WWF’s Brent Loken, Nourish Scotland’s Pete Ritchie, and Food Tank’s Dani Nierenberg.
This film screening will feature the finalists of the Food x Film Festival Videos for Change competition, featuring youth-created films. The winning mini documentaries will be screened alongside commentary by Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg.
“The Ants the the Grasshopper” is a new documentary by author, filmmaker and academic Raj Patel showing how the fight for climate action will also be a battle for food sovereignty, racial justice, and gender equality around the world. The screening will be followed by a conversation between Danielle Nierenberg and Raj Patel.
At this event, panelists will discuss what it takes to change the production of animal protein while maintaining farmer livelihoods and food security. Confirmed speakers include Aleph Farms CEO Didier Toubia, Sustainable Food Trust Director Patrick Holden, and Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg.
Food Tank will be engaged in a series of events at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). Conversations will bring together food system visionaries, emerging leaders, and renowned experts in open dialogue to discuss ways toward food-based climate action. Please join us as we showcase how food offers a solution to the climate crisis.
On May 21, Food Tank’s Nourishing America Tour will host a summit at Santa Barbara City College’s Garvin Theater with a focus on ‘Rebuilding Our food System.’
During this event, Brent Loken, the Global Food Lead Scientist for WWF, and Stineke Oenema, the Executive Secretary of UN Nutrition, and Federico Bellone of the UNFCC COP26, join Danielle Nierenberg to discuss the inextricable links between sustainable consumption and diet, climate change, biodiversity, and health as well as the importance of breaking down silos for food systems transformation.
The Global Alliance for the Future of Food (GA) recently published a sign-on letter encouraging eaters and policymakers alike to recognize the true costs of food. By embracing True Cost Accounting (TCA), GA believes that global leaders can help ensure…
This year’s Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Global Forum will be on the topic of Growing Resilience: Sustainable Food to tackle the Climate Emergency. Food Tank’s president, Danielle Nierenberg, will serve as the event’s Master of Ceremonies.
Frances Moore Lappe is the author of Diet for a Small Planet, a landmark book published in 1971 that illustrated the relationship between food, agriculture, and environmental degradation. For the 50th anniversary of the book’s publication, she joins Food Tank to discuss the path toward a more sustainable food system.