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.
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.
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.
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.
On August 24, 2022, Food Tank’s Tour will stop in Chicago, Illinois for a summit on Technology and the Future of Our Food Systems hosted by the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign.
On August 11, 2022, Food Tank is partnering with North Carolina State University for a summit on Agriculture, Food Systems, and Climate Change. Danielle Nierenberg will moderate Dr. Robert Bonnie, the USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation, Dr. Rattan Lal, OSU Distinguished Professor of Soil Science, and more amazing speakers.
On July 17-20, 2022, Food Tank’s Nourishing America Tour will stop in Quebec City, Quebec for the Fifth World Congress on Agroforestry in partnership with University of Laval.