Nichole Cirillo: Food has the power to unite across differences and generations

Nichole Cirillo talks accountability in our food system, why reconnecting to our food supply might be the biggest advantage we can give our food system, and how one simple diet change can have far-reaching impacts.

Michel Nischan: “Make produce affordable, and people will add more to their lives”

Michel Nishan talks about his multifaceted approach to food system change; his approach? Tear down barriers and create meaningful food policy that benefit low-incomes families so that they are able to provide healthy, fresh foods to their families. If they can afford it, they will buy it.

Norbert Wilson Calls for the Creation of “Shared Values” Across the Food System

Norbert Wilson talks about the eye-opening experiences he had after college that led to his dedication to research why we eat what we eat and the circumstances that drive food waste. He also shares his ideas about how to create a more accessible food system for all.

Boston Globe’s Janelle Nanos: “Journalism is more important than ever”

Janelle Nanos talks with Food Tank about how she uses her passion for journalism to positively impact our wasteful food system, the simple changes we can make daily to reduce waste, and what gives her hope that we are approaching a turning point in our food system.

Leftover Plant Material Reduces Food Waste and Limits Pesticide Usage

Apeel Sciences uses what might otherwise be trash from agricultural processes to make a second skin that protects and preserves fruits and vegetables. Because of their Invisipeel and Edipeel products, more people can enjoy fresher, more nutritious produce.

Corby Kummer: “Gathering over meals encourages real communication”

Corby Kummer is speaking at the inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” which will be held in collaboration with Tufts University and Oxfam America on April 1, 2017.

Food Sell-By Dates Are About to Change In a Big Way

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), two major food industry retail and manufacturer organizations, calls for widespread adoption of two standard phrases for food labels: Best If Used By or Use By.

WANDA: Crossing Geographies And Generations To Unveil Hidden Food Heroes

As part of Black History Month, Tambra Raye Stevenson, Founder and CEO of Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetics and Agriculture (WANDA), discusses how they are crossing continents to create a new generation of women and girl leaders from farm to fork.

Oliver Gottfried: “Do not forget the hands that feed us”

Oliver Gottfried works around the United States and the world, focusing on farm workers rights, elevating their voices so that they can pursue better lives. He urges consumers to get to know their food system so that we can all take action when injustices arise.

Monique Mikhail: “Food is an issue that is at the heart of so many other issues”

Monique Mikhail looks for food system solutions by trading in big agribusiness for support of small-scale, ecological farmers. She calls for investment sustainability that is spear-headed by the current generation and an education system that passes on that knowledge to future generations.