Refugees Grow Roots in the United States

The International Rescue Committee New Roots program helps resettled refugees grow food in U.S. cities.

This Holiday Season, 3 Farmers Struggling with Food Insecurity Remind Us to Give Thanks

Smallholder farmers in Africa tell the story of what it’s like to grapple with food insecurity, including their favorite dishes to cook from their crops.

Oregon Uses Schools to Move the Needle on Regional Food

Oregon’s farm to school incentive powers regional food economies.

Biochar Might Be Ag’s Biggest Innovation in Years

A humble-looking black charcoal could be an option for mitigating carbon while increasing crop yields and soil fertility. Is it too good to be true?

Red Meat and Processed Meat May Lead to Cancer, Study Shows

Red meat and processed meat may increase cancer risk over time.

Scientists Debate Safety of Glyphosate

The European Food Safety Authority, in contradiction to a previous report from the World Health Organization, declared glyphosate to be safe.

Researching the Remains: A Leftovers Q&A with Food Historian Helen Veit

Michigan State University history professor Helen Veit researched the history of leftovers and discovered results anyone with a fridge will want to know about.

Real, Good Food: Chef-Advocate Maria Hines Serves up More than Dinner

Chef Maria Hines is a powerhouse advocate for real, organic food. Food Tank spoke with her to find out more about her excellent work.

A Waste-Free Thanksgiving

Technology and food merge as numerous apps help consumers solve the problem of food waste.

Top 5 Reasons Why We Need to Rebuild Soil Carbon Now

The Center for Food Safety (CFS) outlines both the problem with soil as an essential resource and the global opportunity to restore it to health.

Farmer Spotlight: Steve McLeod Swapped Dirt For Fish at his Urban Farm

Food Tank spotlights aquaponic farmer Steve McLeod.

Rescuing Both Food Waste and Families from Hunger

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine provides solutions to prevent food waste in ten cities throughout the United States.

Fighting Hunger and Obesity in the Central Gulf Coast

Bay Area Food Bank is rising to the challenge of feeding people and combatting obesity.

21 Organizations Fighting for Labor Rights in the Food System

From warehouse packers to waiters, food system workers are getting a bad deal.

We Feed the Planet Puts Young Farmers in Control of Food Security

Slow Food's We Feed the Planet Conference highlights the importance of farmer directed innovation.

Good Food from Classrooms to Cafeterias to Home

Food education in the Oxford School District encompasses all areas of their students’ lives, both at school and at home.

Valuing the Landscape in Tanzania: A Study of Maasai Pastoralism and Agriculture

A recent study measures the economic value of traditional land management practices in Tanzania.

Community Forests International Plants Trees and Livelihoods on Pemba Island

Community Forests International has helped Pemban communities plant over one million trees and establish agroforestry systems to provide fruit and timber.

Farmer Spotlight: Mary Benson Believes in the Power of Small Farmers

Food Tank's farmer spotlight series highlights Wisconsin farmer Mary Benson.

ShareTheMeal: Crowdsolving Global Hunger

ShareTheMeal allows smartphone users to donate meals to hungry children around the world.

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RECORDING: Food Tank Event on The Real Cost of Food

In case you missed it, watch Food Tank’s event and download the new report HERE!

Be Featured on Food Tank’s Instagram: Submit Photos of #WhatsInYourGarden Today!

Food Tank would love the opportunity to see what you’re harvesting in your backyard, in pots, in your community garden, or on your roof!

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

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

Food Tank Webinar: The ABCs of the GMO Debate: Do we really need GMOs to feed the world?

Author, educator, and activist, Anna Lappe, presents on the GMO debate in Food Tank’s webinar series.

Food Tank Webinar Series: The Real Cost of Cheap Chicken

Food Tank hosted a webinar with Oxfam American on the #LivesontheLine campaign.


20 Inspiring Women Who are Changing the Way We Eat

Danielle Nierenberg was nominated and selected as one of the top 20 women changing food.

Miami Herald

More than 500,000 South Floridians Face Food Insecurity

More than 500,000 South Floridians experience food insecurity — a term that refers to limited access to nutrition due to lack of money or other resources — according to Feeding South Florida’s 2015 “Map the Meal Gap” study.


Not Such a Value: The High Cost of Cheap Food

A cheeseburger, fries and large drink may only cost you a few bucks at the drive thru, but experts say the cost of that fast-food meal is far greater than its price tag.

Food Tank Webinar Series: Crowd Feeding with Amp Your Good

Food Tank’s Exclusive Webinar Series featured Patrick O’Neill, CEO and Founder of Amp Your Good.

Food Waste: Managing a Solvable Problem at the Food, Water, and Energy Nexus

This installment of Food Tank’s Exclusive Webinar Series features Dana Gunders and Sarah Vared.

Sign Friends of the Earth’s Petition Urging Darden Restaurants to Adopt More Sustainable Menus

Friends of the Earth is launching a petition, urging Darden Restaurants to adopt greener menus.

The Acadiana Advocate

Good Food Org Guide Features 10 Louisiana Groups

Ten Louisiana organizations have made the James Beard Foundation and Food Tank’s 2015 Good Food Org Guide.

Huffington Post

Your Guide to the Food Movement

The vision and objective of this annual publication is to focus attention on the hundreds of organizations who are working in fields, kitchens, classrooms, laboratories, businesses, town halls, and Congress to create a better food system.

The Daily Meal

Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation Present the Second Annual Good Food Org Guide

The James Beard Foundation and Food Tank, along with a prestigious advisory group of more than 70 food system experts, developed the second annual Good Food Org Guide featuring nearly 1,000 food related nonprofits across the United States.


Nearly 1,000 US Based Food-Related Non-Profits Recognized in this Year’s Annual Good Food Org Guide

This definitive Guide highlights nonprofit organizations that are doing exemplary work in each of the 50 States.

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Next Summit: April 20 - 21, 2016, Washington, DC

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Cultivating Equality: Delivering Just and Sustainable Food Systems in a Changing Climate

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NEW! Download the 2015 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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