Founder of the Organic Consumers Association, Cummins advocated strongly for a just transition to a food and farming system that served people and the planet.
Remembering Sheldon Krimsky, Leading Scholar of Environmental Ethics
Sheldon Krimsky, a professor of 47 years, is remembered by his colleagues as humble, caring, and of high integrity.
Remembering Andrew Gunther: Farmer and Sustainable Livestock Advocate
Farmer, sustainable agriculture advocate, and @AGreenerWorld executive Andrew Gunther, @Farmerssustain, passed away on February 19.
Remembering Wayne Roberts: Advocate for Sustainable Food Systems
Canadian writer and food policy analyst Wayne Roberts, best known for his work with the Toronto Food Policy Council, has died at the age of 76.
Remembering Stuart Levy: Scientist Behind Animal Husbandry Advocacy
Food Tank remembers Stuart Levy, a pioneer researcher pushing for better animal husbandry—with only responsible use of antibiotics.
Leah Chase, Ambassador of Creole Food and Activism, Dies at 96
The world is mourning the loss of icon Leah Chase, who brightened her community in ways beyond serving up classic Creole cuisine.
Remembering Anthony Bourdain: Advocate, Chef, TV Personality
Anthony Bourdain, an acclaimed chef, writer, and television personality, dies at age 61. As a fearless traveler and gifted storyteller, his work impacted restaurants across the globe, educated on the need for food waste solutions throughout the industry, and presented food and meals as sources of joy and connection.
Remembering Calestous Juma: Scholar and Champion of Innovation
Scholar, advocate, and trusted advisor Dr. Calestous Juma wrote extensively on the environment, biotechnology, education, artificial intelligence, and politics. At his death, he was a beloved faculty member at the Harvard Kennedy School.
Remembering Gus Schumacher: Farm Hero and Food Justice Advocate
Gus Schumacher, food justice advocate and farmers market proponent, passed away at age 77.