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Taking Sustainable Farming Vertical

In May, the Association for Vertical Farming completed a successful, and first ever, international Vertical Farming Innovation Award.

New Report Reveals Influence of Pesticide Lobby on Bee Protections

Friends of the Earth released a report revealing the role of the pesticide industry in weakening pollinator protection policies.

Innovation in the Fields: A Growing Culture is Connecting Farmers in a New Way

In agriculture, collective knowledge can lead to a more sustainable food system.

Perfectly Imperfect – The First Produce Distributor in the U.S. to Start Ugly Produce Delivery

Cleveland produce distributor Forrest City Weingart breaks the “standards” with perfectly imperfect.

Closer Look at Rural Gives Sacramento New Economic Direction

Sacramento’s local food strategy grows non-farm jobs.

Eight Countries Taking Action Against Harmful Food Marketing

Countries around the world are taking action to combat harmful junk-food advertising.

Looking for Food in All the Wrong Places

Farmers in Mozambique are finding creative ways to work together and overcome drought.

Andrew Youn On Ending Poverty in Our Lifetimes

Andrew Youn explains the three reasons why we can end poverty in our lifetimes.

U.S. to Send Peanuts to Haiti Despite Controversy From Aid Groups

The USDA’s decision to send surplus peanuts to Haiti is facing pushback from aid groups and farmers.

Dirt, Democracy, and Organic Farming: A Recipe to Feed the World

Friends of the Earth released a new report on how we can create a food system that feeds all people, now and into the future.

Harvard Law School Brings Food Recovery Entrepreneurs Together for National Conference

The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic will host a conference this month on reducing food waste.

The Green Bronx Machine Grows Organic Citizens

Stephen Ritz and the Green Bronx Machine work to build resilient communities through garden-based education.

Antibiotic Growth Promoters: A Double-edged Sword of Antibiotic Resistance and Virulence

Dr. Byeonghwa Jeon discusses foodborne pathogens and antibiotic resistance with Food Tank.

Philadelphia Passes Soda Tax

Philadelphia has become the first major United States city to pass a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages.

Diabetes Rates Are Rising in the Middle East

Rates of type-2 diabetes and other lifestyle diseases are on the rise in parts of the Middle East. Rapid changes in diet and lifestyle are major factors.

Interview with the Dervaes Family, Urban Homesteaders

The Dervaes family shares their thoughts about self-sufficiency and urban homesteading with Food Tank.

Protecting Pollinators Around the World

Global efforts to protect pollinators aim to preserve food security.

The Protein Flip: Reimagining Protein With Menus of Change

American chefs are starting to reimagine the traditional role of animal protein with help from Menus of Change.

Demand for Organic Food Growing in the UAE: An Interview with Becky Balderstone

Becky Balderstone is the founder of Ripe Organic, a store, farm network, and community organization that has been operating in the UAE since 2011.

Partners for Care and packH2O Are Improving Lives by Changing the Way Women Transport Water

Partners for Care is distributing packH2O water backpacks to improve public health in Kenya.

Sacramento Business Journal

Farm-to-Fork’s First Farm Tank Food Summit Will Include Field Trips

Following a full day of panels, guests can opt to go out into the field, literally, on trips to local destinations including urban farms, food processors, training programs, and working farms.

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Food Tank Ranked in the 2016 Top 500 NGOs Worldwide

​Food Tank was selected out of thousands of NGOs for outstanding impact, innovation, and governance.

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Buy Tickets HERE! 1st Annual Farm Tank Summit- Sacramento, CA

Food Tank, in partnership with the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau, Farm-to- Fork Program, and University of California- Davis, is excited to announce the 1st annual Farm Tank Conference at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento.

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Event Will Sell Out Quickly! 2016 Food Tank Summit- Chicago, IL

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.

Danielle Nierenberg’s Closing Remarks at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

Danielle Nierenberg, President of Food Tank, delivered closing remarks at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in D.C.

“Farmers Leading the Food Movement” Panel at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

“Farmers Leading the Food Movement” panel at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

“Fighting for Fair Food” Panel at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

“Fighting for Fair Food” panel at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

“Future of Organic” Panel at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

“Future of Organic” panel at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

“Legislating Change in Agriculture” Panel at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

“Legislating Change in Agriculture” panel at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

Raj Patel’s Keynote at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

Raj Patel, Writer, Activist, and Academic, delivered a keynote speech at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in D.C.

Debra Eschmeyer’s Keynote at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

Debra Eschmeyer, Executive Director of Let’s Move!, delivered a keynote speech at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in D.C.

Danielle Nierenberg’s Opening Remarks on Day 2 of the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

Danielle Nierenberg, President of Food Tank, delivered opening remarks on day 2 of the 2016 Food Tank Summit in D.C.

“Innovative Models for Food Recovery & Reducing Food Waste” Panel at the 2016 D.C. Food Tank Summit

“Innovative Models for Food Recovery & Reducing Food Waste” panel at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

“Food Security and Conflict” Panel at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

“Food Security and Conflict” panel at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

“Protein for the Planet” Panel at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

“Protein for the Planet” panel at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.

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