Food Tank’s Summer 2020 Reading List

Food Tank’s summer 2020 reading list includes books on a wide range of topics, including food access and culture in Black communities, food relief programs, and the effects of technology on global food supply chains.

New on the Podcast: Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah on Youth-Powered Agricultural Development

Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah describes his work at the intersection of agricultural development and youth livelihoods in Africa.

New on the Podcast: Olivier De Schutter on Democratic Food Policy Reform

Olivier De Schutter describes his work at the intersection of human rights and food system reform.

New on the Podcast: Amy Senter on Leading Corporate Sustainability Strategy and Karen Lehman on Effective Ways to Fund Local Food Systems

According to Kellogg’s Amy Senter, the company is driving positive change in the food system through its commitment to a more sustainable supply chain. Fresh Taste director Karen Lehman describes her food system work and connecting large foundations with local communities, food producers and businesses.

Brooklyn Nonprofit Rethinks Food Waste to Feed New Yorkers During COVID-19

Rethink Food, a nonprofit that reduces and reuses excess food from restaurants and grocery stores, launched several emergency programs to create jobs and distribute meals to people in need.

New on the Podcast: Marcus Benedetti on the Future of Dairy Farming and Robert Jones on Sustainable Aquaculture

Aquaculture expert Robert Jones of The Nature Conservancy and third-generation owner and CEO of Clover Sonoma dairy company, Marcus Benedetti discuss sustainable farming and the future of our food system.

New on the Podcast: Lawrence Haddad on Promoting Nutritious Foods, Josef Schmidhuber on Agricultural Economics

Josef Schmidhuber on how economic research can build a more equitable and sustainable food system, Haddad on malnutrition and helping small businesses

New on the Podcast: Rose Hayden-Smith on the Recent Rise in Home Gardening

Emeritus Advisor Rose Hayden-Smith on crisis gardening in the U.S.

New on the Podcast: Patrick Holden on Sustainable Agriculture

Patrick Holden on trends to watch for in the food and agriculture sectors.

Stephen Ritz on Urban Farming And Food Access in The Bronx

Stephen Ritz discuss how his organization is adapting to feed their community.