In honor of World Justice Day, Food Tank is celebrating different ways to support food justice efforts around the world and the organizations committed to this work.
On this week’s episode of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” hear about the teachers and educational organizations working to ensure that students stay fed and engaged.
According to AeroFarms co-founder and CMO Marc Oshima, vertical farming and aeroponics can help slow climate change and support community food security. Later, student activist and master gardener Frida Herrera-Endinjok describes her approach to nutrition justice: building urban gardens and fighting food waste.
Brighter Bites co-founders Lisa Helfman and Dr. Shreela Sharma provide fresh and healthy food options to families living far away from supermarkets.
Congresswoman Alma Adams of North Carolina 12th District speaks about increasing minimum wage, improving access to healthy foods, better food education, and getting all government officials in agreement for the greater good of the community.
With more sustainable food programs being offered to inmates, Food Tank brings you 20 organizations fighting for food justice in prisons around the globe.
Children and teenagers are the biggest targets of junk food advertising because they are easy to influence and have large spending potential now and in the future. Junk food marketed to children has long term public health consequences.