Image of the Tempietto in Kogan Plaza during cherry blossom season

Food Task Force

Welcome, and thanks for your interest in the Urban Food Task Force at GW! The Urban Food Task Force is an initiative of George Washington faculty, students, staff, and volunteers who share an interest in healthy eating, sustainable food production, and food policy.

Cooking With Chef Rob

University Chef Robert Donis stars in a series of videos that teach you how to make simple, healthy meals on your own.

Upcoming Events

January 21 - 22, 2015

First Ever Food Tank Summit in partnership with The George Washington University
Washington D.C.

Food Tank, in partnership with The George Washington (GW) University, is excited to announce the 1st Annual Food Tank Summit! This two-day event will feature more than 75 different speakers from the food and agriculture field. Researchers, farmers, chefs, policy makers, government officials, and students will come together for TEDx style panels on topics including; food waste, urban agriculture, family farmers, farm workers, and more.

Spotlight

  • Richard’s Fruit Market
    Eddie Richard
    Richard’s Fruit Market

    Eddie Richard of Richard’s Fruit Market sets up the apple display to prepare for students as they line up for apple day.

  • Diane Robinson Knapp
     Diane Robinson Knapp
    Diane Robinson Knapp

     Diane Robinson Knapp, co-chair of the Urban Food Task Force with granddaughter Claire to celebrate Food Day.

  • VP Aristide Collins and Chief of Staff Barbara Porter
     VP Aristide Collins and Chief of Staff Barbara Porter
    VP Aristide Collins and Chief of Staff Barbara Porter

    VP Aristide Collins and Chief of Staff Barbara Porter show their support for Apple day/Food Day with the George statue.

  • University Events team
    University Events team
    University Events team

    Ociola Newby and The University Events team working and having fun in support of GW’s annual Apple Day tradition.

  • Chef Rob Demonstration
    Chef Rob
    Chef Rob Demonstration

    Chef Rob’s healthy cooking demonstration at the Deanwood Recreation Center for the UFTF/Rodham pop up produce/health screening event.

  • Chef Rob Donis with Jennifer Hamilton
    Chef Rob Donis with Jennifer Hamilton
    Chef Rob Donis with Jennifer Hamilton

     University Chef Rob Donis with Jennifer Hamilton, the Seniors Coordinator at DC Parks & Recreation Department display some of the beautiful produce donated to residents for pop-up event.