Meredith Epstein, the head of the University of Maryland’s Sustainable Agriculture program, shares the importance of teaching new farmers, the challenges that new farmers face, and strategies to inspire the next generation of sustainable farmers.
These 35+ speakers and panelists will lead our discussions about building a bright future for food leadership and innovation at the 2018 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.
Ben Friedman shares how restaurants can transform food practices to promote sustainability. He sat down with Food Tank to talk about a range of issues that hurt the food system, and how individuals can help solve these problems.
Lynsi Burton opens up about a meat-free lifestyle, food waste, and food policies that can help build a better food system.
With the 4th Annual Washington, D.C. Food Tank Summit just around the corner, Food Tank is highlighting 33 organizations working to build a better food system in the Washington, D.C. area.
Owl’s Nest farmer and D.C. Food Summit speaker Liz Whitehurst shares her advice on ways that we can all become more connected to our local food systems and each other through community supported agriculture and cooking.
M.J. Altman, Editorial Director at World Food Program USA, talks about her background, her work, and her vision for reducing hunger and food waste around the globe.
Mara Fleishman, CEO of the Chef Ann Foundation, tells Food Tank about her inspiration, her work helping schools adopt cook-from-scratch programming, and her vision for the future of school food in America.
Bennett Haynes, Chief of Produce of Beefsteak, tells Food Tank about his work, his inspiration, and opportunities he sees for farmers in development, marketing, and making connections with others in the food system.
Haile Thomas of HAPPY educates younger generations about plant-based diets and healthy lifestyle choices to create positive change in the food system. She will be speaking at the Washington D.C. Food Tank Summit in February.