The news of COVID-19’s impact on farmers, chefs, food service workers, and people who are food insecure around the world has been devastating. Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg shares why she sees hope in the food system this week.
“Nothing beats going out to a restaurant, I really look forward to the day that we’re all able to eat together again in some of our favorite places”
The COVID-19 pandemic has hurt everyone in the food system, from farmers to restaurant servers to hungry students. Here is a running list of organizations you can support with donations of money, food, and your volunteer time.
After 11 years at the helm, Susan Ungaro is stepping down from the role of president of the James Beard Foundation (JBF). Food Tank had the opportunity to sit down with Ungaro ahead of her departure from the Foundation and discuss the elements of her legacy that she is most proud of, the challenges from which she learned the most, and what’s next, both for her and for JBF.
The James Beard Foundation announced the winners of the seventh annual JBF Leadership Awards, celebrating visionaries who have made an impact in sustainability, food access, and public health.