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An Unspoken Truth About Sustainable Food Systems

Join Food Tank for a virtual evening event, exploring connections between sustainable growth and urban food systems in New York City.

Join Food Tank in Austin at #FutureFoodSXSW. 8 Days. 100 Speakers.

Join Food Tank and our partners for a series of events as we discuss the future of food at SXSW.

Celebrating Mission-Driven Start-Ups @ SXSW 2022

On March 17, Food Tank in celebrating mission-driven start-ups at an exclusive event co-hosted by SnackFutures and Mondelēz International’s innovation and venture hub. Food Tank will be bringing together some of the most progressive leaders and start-ups in the food and beverage industry.

The Future of Food Festival @ SXSW 2022

From March 11 through 18, 2022, join SXSW, Huston-Tillotson University, Food Tank, The James Beard Foundation, Little Herds, The Cook’s Nook and more for an unforgettable series of activations, discussion and interactive experiences all curated around building more sustainable food systems.

The Future of Food @ SXSW Day 2

On March 18, 2022, Food Tank’s Nourishing America Tour will stop in Austin, Texas, at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival for the second part of the summit themed “The Future of Food.”

Watch “The Last Harvest” @ SXSW

On March 15, 2022, Food Tank will screen “The Last Harvest,” a film which offers a rare glimpse into the critical labor shortage problem in the agricultural industry. The post-screening panel discussion will feature Soren Bjorn, President of Driscoll’s of the Americas and Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg. 

Watch “The Ants & the Grasshopper” @ SXSW

On March 15, 2022, Food Tank will screen “The Ants & the Grasshopper” a documentary about Anita Chitaya’s journey from Malawi to California to the White House as she meets climate skeptics and despairing farmers. A post-screening panel discussion will feature Co-Director Raj Patel and Dr. Karen Magid from Huston-Tillotson University.

Watch “Man in the Field” @ SXSW

On March 14, 2022, Food Tank will screen “Man in the Field” a documentary that profiles pioneering artist and chef Jim Denevan, founder of Outstanding in the Field. A post-screening panel discussion will feature Director Patrick Trefz and Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg.

Watch “Gather” @ SXSW

On March 14, 2022, Food Tank will screen “Gather,” an intimate portrait of the growing movement amongst Native Americans to reclaim their spiritual, political and cultural identities through food sovereignty, while battling the trauma of centuries of genocide. A post-screening panel discussion will feature A-dae Romero-Briones and Danielle Nierenberg. 

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