For these leaders in L.A., the trigger for change in the food system is not startups, corporations, or policies—it is a newly conscious and passionate general public refusing to accept the status quo.
West Coast food leaders are fed up with an unaffordable, inaccessible, inequitable food system: in San Francisco and LA, Food Tank is collaborating on solutions with these speakers.
The good food movement is explosively growing: we’ve come up with big plans for 2019 to try to keep up with the worldwide energy building a better food system.
With ground-breaking Summits, reporting, podcasts, and more, Food Tank has gathered a highlight reel to celebrate the coming of the new year.
On Food Talk, Questlove and Haile Thomas join Dani Nierenberg at the Second Annual NYC Food Tank Summit on Food Waste to talk about solutions to food waste and racism in the food system.
Farmers talk labor, climate, change, and new agricultural ideas from young people in the 2018 San Diego Food Tank Summit “Farming for a Better Food System” panel.
“We must link the health of people with the health of the planet, and we can only ensure long-term food security if our food systems don’t destroy the basis of food production,” says Alexander Müller, study leader for The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Agriculture & Food (TEEBAgriFood).
We will hear from more than 30 speakers and panelists from the food and agriculture world in the San Diego area and around the globe, including David Bronner, Ryland Engelhart, Jessica Greendeer, and many more! Journalists from NPR and NBC 7 will moderate the panel discussions between these diverse and engaging food leaders.
“This is a land where there are too many calories that are available,” says Corcos, noting that 24-hour grocery stores and other conveniences overwhelm people to the point of wasting.