Amid Difficult COVID-19 News from Around the World, There’s Hope in the Food System

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.

Katherine Miller from the James Beard Foundation Talks COVID-19, the impact on restaurants, the future of food

“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”

Support These 50+ Organizations Helping Restaurants, Workers, and Farmers Survive COVID-19

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.

Meat in the Middle: Blended Options Join Eaters in Sustainability

New options on grocery store shelves nationwide this summer remind eaters that flexitarian diets can help even committed meat-eaters limit their impact on the environment.

Susan Ungaro’s Reflections on 11 Years As President of the James Beard Foundation

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.

Leadership Award Recognizes Visionaries in Sustainability, Food Access, and Public Health

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.

Register for the 2017 James Beard Foundation Food Summit: Consuming Power

Consumer power will be the focus of the James Beard Foundation’s eighth annual food summit, which takes place in NYC on October 23 and 24