What’s for School Lunch? Chickens Raised Responsibly

New USDA standard puts chicken raised with responsible antibiotic use within reach of schools.

Maria Finn: Rethinking Our Relationship with Art, Food, and the Sea

Artist and author Maria Finn suggests innovative ways to eat locally and purchase justly in part two of Food Tank's Q&A.

Top Five Takeaways from the White House Pollinator Health Task Force Announcement

Five takeaways from The White House Pollinator Health Task Force's federal strategy plan to protect bees, butterflies, and other pollinators.

Civilization Boxset: Is Open Sourced Hardware the Future?

Open Source Ecology is creating open source blueprints for cost-effective and efficient machines to build a “civilization-in-a-box.”

History Repeats as Farce: Giving Away Land Without Consultation in Mozambique

The Mozambique Council of Ministers is considering a massive project along the Lurio River in northern Mozambique without consulting the local people.

Preserving the Seeds of Today for the Food of Tomorrow

“Seeds of Time” draws attention to the consequences of climate change on our food supply if we don't take action.

15 Protectors of Biodiversity #IDB2015

May 22 is the International Day of Biodiversity—an opportunity to increase understanding and awareness of the Earth’s flora and fauna.

“Global Sustainable Food and Agriculture: A Landscape Assessment” Released at Milan Expo

The Global Alliance for the Future of Food is working for strategic and collaborative funding of food and agriculture sustainability initiatives.

Milan Expo 2015: Six Months to Define a New Food Agenda

The 2015 Milan Expo began in May and for the first time in the Expo’s history, nutrition and sustainable food will be at the center of the debate.

Maria Finn: Rethinking Our Relationship with Art, Food, and the Sea

Autodesk 2014 artist-in-residence Maria Finn discusses her art, her food, and the ocean's role in both.

California Farmers Use Carbon Sequestration to Reverse Climate Change

Farmers in California are using carbon sequestration to improve soil health, diversify plant life, and reverse climate change.

The Future of Rice: An Interview with Caryl Levine of Lotus Foods on SRI Initiatives

Caryl Levine, co-founder of Lotus Foods Inc. shares her work with SRI Initiatives.

Ben Simon: Imperfect Produce May Be the Bay Area’s Perfect Solution

Food Tank talks with Ben Simon about Imperfect Produce, a new food recovery project that plans to give consumers access to affordable, ugly produce.

Join the Fight for Food Education! #FoodRevolutionDay

May 15th is Food Revolution Day, and Jamie Oliver is asking us to join the fight for food education for every child.

Japanese School Lunch: It’s Not Just About the Food

Educators is Japan emphasize meals as a time for reflection and appreciation: not only savoring the food itself, but a time to reflect on the events of the day.

Costa Rica’s Pineapple Monopoly Not So Sweet

Costa Rica supplies 60 percent of worldwide pineapple exports—yet it also creates environmental problems that are increasingly hard to ignore.

The Stop Community Food Centre: Empowering People in Need

The Stop Community Food Centre in Toronto empowers low-income people through food.

Growing A Future: The Green Shoots Foundation Works to Empower Cambodian Youth through Agriculture

The Green Shoots Foundation’s Food & Agriculture and Social Entrepreneurship initiative is inspiring change in communities in Southeast Asia.

Is Sharing Seeds Illegal in Your State?

The legality of community seed libraries has come into question across the country following the USDA's investigation of the Simpson Seed Library.

Turnips Have Never Looked So Good

A rare variety of Vermont turnip is the star of this indigenous recipe spotlight.


The James Beard Foundation and Food Tank are accepting suggestions for the 2015 Good Food Org Guide which will highlight exemplary nonprofit organizations.

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RECORDING: Junk Food Industry Lobbying 101 with Michele Simon

In case you missed it: Food Tank held an exclusive webinar with Michele Simon on countering corporate tactics. Listen here!

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RECORDING: Stephanie Hanson from The One Acre Fund presents on Financing Smallholder Farmers

In case you missed it: Food Tank held an exclusive webinar with Vice President of Policy and Partnerships at The One Acre Fund, Stephanie Hanson, on financing smallholder farmers. Listen here!

Thomson Reuters Foundation

The True Cost of Our Food Choices

The U.S. government must marshal in change by accounting for the true cost of food in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines.

Highly Pathogenic Avian Flu Outbreak Spreads to Iowa, Containment Costs Rise

Poultry producers, state governments, and federal agencies will spend millions to contain the latest avian flu outbreak in the Midwest.

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RECORDING: Sara Scherr presents on Climate Smart Agricultural Landscapes

In case you missed it: Food Tank held an exclusive webinar with CEO, founder, and president of EcoAgriculture Partners, Sara Scherr, on the impact and importance of climate smart agricultural landscapes. Listen here!

INFOGRAPHIC: Are We Funding Obesity?

This infographic visually connects the obesity epidemic to government crop subsidies that are key to the production of processed foods.

La Stampa

It’s Time to Choose the Path of Sustainability

La Stampa interviews Food Tank president, Danielle Nierenberg, on taking action against hunger, obesity, and food waste at the 2015 Milan Expo.

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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Download the 2014 Good Food Org Guide!

On October 26, The James Beard Foundation and Food Tank released the "2014 Good Food Org Guide," a definitive resource that highlights the exemplary work non-profit organizations in the United States are doing on food and agriculture, nutrition and health, hunger and obesity, and food justice.

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Support the International Year of Soils!

Healthy soil is the foundation of our economy, ecosystem, and food supply. Join Food Tank and the United Nations General Assembly in supporting the International Year of Soils (IYS) to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of protecting the world’s soil.

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