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Why Bread Matters: An Interview with Andrew Whitley

Andrew Whitley shares his thoughts on the benefits of sourdough baking, a local grain economy, and reestablishing a Scottish flour and bread supply.

Helping Smallholder Farmers Build Stronger Businesses with Information and Communication Technology

Information and communication technology can offer new business opportunities for smallholder farmers.

Antibiotics In Food: Can Less Do More?

The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Sciences is taking a closer look at the effects of reducing the use of antibiotics in food production in the United States.

Wild Fermentation: An Interview with Sandor Katz

Sandor Katz talks about food activism, self-sufficiency, and fermentation with Food Tank.

How a Virginia Nonprofit is Helping Veterans Launch Careers in Farming

A nonprofit in Virginia is providing veterans with agricultural career opportunities.

Knowledge Exchange Program Addresses Threats to Agricultural Biodiversity

A recent knowledge exchange program addressed the need for alternative responses to agricultural biodiversity loss.

Join Us In Celebrating #PlantSomething Day on April 30th, 2016

Join Food Tank in Celebrating National #PlantSomething Day on April 30th, 2016

Date Labeling Confusion Causes Food Waste, Consumer Uncertainty

A new short film from the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic examines expiration dates and food waste.

The International Year of Pulses and Tropical Agriculture

Food Tank spoke with Manuele Tamò, the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture's Insect Ecologist, about the International Year of Pulses.

Harlem Grown Helping to Empower Youth

Harlem Grown’s urban gardens help to teach children about food justice, sustainability, and nutrition through hands-on educational programs.

Ten Questions with Stephen Ritz, Founder of the Green Bronx Machine

Food Tank spoke with Stephen Ritz, the Founder of the Green Bronx Machine, who will be speaking at the Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

Ten Questions with Ray Offenheiser, President of Oxfam America

Food Tank spoke with Ray Offenheiser, the President of Oxfam America, who will be speaking at the Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

Ten Questions with Ben Wenk, Farmer at Three Springs Fruit Farm

Food Tank spoke with Ben Wenk, a farmer at Three Springs Fruit Farm, who will be speaking at the Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

Ten Questions with Pamela Fessenden of the USAID Bureau for Food Security

Food Tank spoke with Pamela Fessenden of the USAID Bureau for Food Security, who will be speaking at the Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

Six Questions with Arlin Wasserman, Founder of Changing Tastes

Food Tank spoke with Arlin Wasserman, the Founder of Changing Tastes, who will be speaking at the Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

Ten Questions with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack

Food Tank spoke with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, who will be speaking at the Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

Ten Questions with Baldemar Velasquez, President and Founder of The Farm Labor Organizing Committee

Food Tank spoke with Baldemar Velasquez, the Founder of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, who will be speaking at the Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

Ten Questions with Shen Tong, Founder and Managing Partner of Food Future

Food Tank spoke with Shen Tong, the Founder and Managing Partner of Food Future, who will be speaking at the Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

Seven Questions with Shauna Sadowski, VP of Sustainability and Industry Relations for Annie’s

Food Tank spoke with Shauna Sadowski from Annie's, one of the sponsors of the Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

Seven Questions with Leslie Barcus, Executive Director of VegFund

Food Tank spoke with Leslie Barcus, the Executive Director of VegFund. VegFund is one of the sponsors of the Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

Calling all Farmers! Be Featured in Food Tank’s Farmer Spotlight Series

Food Tank invites YOU to participate in our new farmer spotlight series.

Inter Press Service News Agency

Boosting the Future of the Food Movement

Investing in new entrepreneurs who bring a holistic approach to food sustainability is one way that the food movement can overcome mounting global challenges from environmental degradation to food waste.

Food Tank Webinar Series: Simran Sethi on Saving by Savoring

​In case you missed it, watch this discussion with Simran Sethi,  journalist and educator focused on food, sustainability, and social change.

Food Tank Webinar: Anuradha Mittal, founder and executive director of the Oakland Institute

In case you missed it, listen to Food Tank’s webinar with Anuradha Mittal, internationally renowned expert on trade, development, human rights and agriculture.

Huffington Post

The Presidential Candidates Seriously Don’t Seem To Care About Our Food Supply

Or at least it appears that way, since none of them responded to Food Tank's or The Huffington Post's survey on food and agriculture issues.

Food Tank Webinar: The ABCs of the GMO Debate

In case you missed it, listen to Food Tank’s Webinar with Anna Lappe on whether we need need GMOs to feed the world.

Vogue

Are Cook-Your-Own Meal Kits All They’re Cracked Up to Be?

With meal kits taking off, the food industry is finally joining the digital revolution.

Yale Environment 360

Can Data-Driven Agriculture Help Feed a Hungry World?

Agribusinesses are increasingly using computer databases to enable farmers to grow crops more efficiently and with less environmental impact. Experts hope this data, detailing everything from water use to crop yields, can also help the developing world grow more food.

Food Tank Webinar: U.S. Dietary Guidelines and Sustainability: Why They Need Each Other

Food Tank features Dr. Michael Hamm, C.S. Mott Professor of Sustainable Agriculture at Michigan State University.

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Announcing the Bright Spots in the Food System Networking Reception and Dinner

On Wednesday, April 20, 2016, Food Tank, in partnership with Edible DC, will be holding a very special reception and dinner at Restaurant Nora in Washington, D.C. Buy your tickets today, before they sell out!

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ANNOUNCING Food Tank’s Chicago Summit November 16-17, 2016

Food Tank, in partnership with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and University of Chicago Booth School of Business, is excited to announce the 1st annual Chicago Food Tank Summit at the Gleacher Center. Buy your tickets today!

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BUY TICKETS TODAY! Food Tank’s Washington, D.C. Summit April 20-21, 2016

Food Tank, in partnership with American University, is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Washington, D.C. Food Tank Summit. This two-day event will feature more than 70 different speakers from the food and agriculture field. Hurry, tickets will sell out quickly!

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Food Tank Webinar: Telling the Stories Behind Our Food with NPR’s Dan Charles

​In case you missed it, this installment of Food Tank’s Exclusive Webinar Series featured Dan Charles, food and agriculture correspondent with National Public Radio (NPR).

Help Us Sign Up New Food Tank Sustainers!

Since our launch, you've seen the energy and momentum behind Food Tank, an independent voice seeking sustainable solutions for our broken food system. Now, we need your help. To keep Food Tank moving forward, we need to sign up new sustaining members!

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Upcoming Events

May 2, Washington, D.C., United States: 2016 CARE National Conference

Danielle will be a moderator at this event.

May 4, Boston, MA: Ceres Conference 2016

Danielle will be a featured speaker at this event.

May 4, Online Webinar : Food Tank Webinar: Carbon Farming with Eric Toensmeier

Food Tank will be hosting this event.

May 9, Paris, France : TEEB for Agriculture and Food Expert Workshop

Danielle will be participating at this event.

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