“Resilience Is Rebuilding These Local Communities and Relocalizing Food,” Says Jacob Pechenik

Jacob Pechenik discusses community resilience, finding optimism in gardening, and ensuring that all kids are exposed to growing their own food.

“To help the planet and the Earth, it’s all about connection,” says Adrian Grenier

Grenier’s new documentary series Earth Speed aims to show how both personal development and environmental innovations can contribute to a better world by connecting viewers to stories of the land.

Good for plate and planet: “The future has to be delicious”

According to Kamine, “if one out of every five pieces of chicken that we all ate was a Do Good Chicken, we’d solve food waste in the next five years.”

Starbucks employees forming a union: Working conditions are “putting all of us in danger”

Some of the Memphis 7 members’ grandparents marched with Martin Luther King, Jr., during the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike. “Now, it’s picking up where they left off.”

Vital Farms: “We’re aligned around something much bigger than selling eggs”

At the Future of Food @ SXSW, Jennifer Gregg says companies need to ask what crew members need and rally behind it, rather than telling them what they need.

Join Food Tank in Austin at #FutureFoodSXSW. 8 Days. 100 Speakers.

Join Food Tank and our partners for a series of events as we discuss the future of food at SXSW.

Food-Focused SXSW Voting Guide (39 Submissions Worth Upvoting)

Check out these 39 panels, readings, and more that are looking bring food systems to the stage at next year’s South by Southwest Conference.

The Future of Food @ SXSW

The Future of Food @ SXSW, presented by The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation, will take place online March 18-21 and feature leaders from across the food system.

How to Get More Involved with Food Tank In the Coming Year

Food Tank invites you to get involved this year, and we have so many ways to do it — from events around the country to musicals about climate change to freelance writing about the food system. Join us!

Voting for Food Tank’s SXSW Panels on Diversity and Food Policy

Voting is now open for SXSW Panels including Food Tank’s panels featuring LGBTQ+ visibility, farmworker rights, and food in the 2020 election.

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