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What’s up with “Organic” Fish in the United States?

Four main reasons why farming fish at sea can never meet the high bar of integrity that is integral to all organic systems of production.

Dirt in Danger: How Soil Around the World is Threatened

World leaders meet to discuss the condition of the world’s soil and plan for the future in order to prevent further erosion and increase soil health.

These Two People Want to Change the World Through Cooking and Food Choices

The Cookbook Project challenges youth in the developing world to remember their food heritage.

Our Food System Needs Reform: Five Reasons Why Food Policy Change Starts with You

Here are five reasons why food policy change starts with you.

Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation present the 2014 Good Food Org Guide

The first annual Good Food Org Guide was launched by Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation.

The True Cost of Cheap Coffee

True Price evaluates social and environmental costs of Brazilian coffee.

Supporting Family Farmers in 2014 and Beyond

Throughout 2014, Food Tank has been honored to collaborate with numerous organizations around the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF).

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Second Crisis Emerges as Ebola Threatens Western Africa’s Food Supply

Compounding the problem of Ebola transmission, another crisis is unfolding in Western Africa. Food security in the region is at risk as fear of infection keeps farmers from fields and consumers from markets.

Food Day Events Coming to a City Near You

Thousands of Food Day events are taking place around the US this week.

Cancer in Context: Ted Schettler’s Eco-Social Framework of Breast Cancer

In recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, learn about the ecology of breast cancer in this review of Ted Schettler’s most recent publication.

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Six Awesome Food Organizations in Arizona

Arizona has six top organizations named in the James Beard Foundation and Food Tank’s just released 2014 Good Food Org Guide.

Arizona has six top organizations named in the James Beard Foundation and Food Tank’s just released 2014 Good Food Org Guide.

Five Awesome Food Organizations in Alaska

Alaska has five top organizations named in the James Beard Foundation and Food Tank’s just released 2014 Good Food Org Guide.

Alaska has five top organizations named in the James Beard Foundation and Food Tank’s just released 2014 Good Food Org Guide.

Five Awesome Food Organizations in Alabama

Alabama has five top organizations named in the James Beard Foundation and Food Tank’s just released 2014 Good Food Org Guide.

Alabama has five top organizations named in the James Beard Foundation and Food Tank’s just released 2014 Good Food Org Guide.

When Food is Dangerous: Bush Meat and Ebola

Monkeys live in close proximity to humans in Liberia, increasing the chances for diseases to jump from non-human primates to people.

Vice News video documents the relationship between people and monkeys in Liberia, and the connection between that relationship and the Ebola and other disease outbreaks.

Promoting Urban Agriculture is Policy in San Francisco

San Francisco leads in urban agriculture by providing a pathway to property tax reductions for urban growers.

Long considered a national leader in promoting urban agriculture, San Francisco builds on its reputation as it adopts an ordinance allowing tax breaks for property owners using their land for agricultural purposes.

West African Farmer Innovations to be Showcased in Burkina Faso this November

Burkina Faso will be hosting this year’s West Africa Farmer Innovation Fair November 25-29, 2014.

Prolinnova, along with other international partners, have spearheaded an innovation workshop to take place in Burkina Faso this November. It aims to spread key messages about innovations from smallholder farmers by showcasing 50 West African farmer innovators.

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RECORDING: Food Tank’s Exclusive Webinar with Lisa Kitinoja

In case you missed it: ​Listen to the live Food Tank webinar with Lisa Kitinoja, founder of Postharvest Education Foundation.

The Last Hunger Season Film Series and the Importance of Family Farming

The Last Hunger Season Film Series profiles farmers in rural Kenya.

The Last Hunger Season Film Series profiles families in rural Kenya working to feed their families and their futures through improved farming techniques.

2014 Food Sovereignty Prize Awards Two Grassroots Organizations

The 2014 Food Sovereignty Prize will be awarded on October 15 to the Union of Agricultural Work Committees and Community to Community Development.

With a focus on the democratization of food systems, the 2014 Food Sovereignty Prize will be awarded on October 15 and will honor the Union of Agricultural Work Committees and Community to Community Development.

The Last Food Mile

Food waste occurs at all levels of the food supply chain; multiple causes require multiple solutions.

The Last Food Mile is a conference dedicated to reducing food wastage and losses along the United States' supply chain and to developing a more sustainable food system.

WEBINAR: Reducing Farm Losses from Farm to Market with Lisa Kitinoja

Lisa Kitnoja will share strategies to prevent postharvest losses during Food Tank’s exclusive webinar on October 15th.

On Wednesday, October 15, Food Tank will host an exclusive webinar featuring Lisa Kitinoja, founder of The Postharvest Education Foundation (PEF). The webinar, “Reducing Farm Losses from Farm to Market,” will take place at 12pm EST.

Scanning for Solutions: National Survey Asks Communities Nationwide to Share Food Projects

Web-Based Survey seeks answers in food system sustainability from Communities around the Nation.

Through a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Wallace Center at Winrock International, Changing Tastes and Common Market are conducting a national web-based survey to identify comprehensive and sustainable plans to address issues within the nation’s food system.

UN Climate Summit Takes Steps to Ensure Food Security for 9 Billion People by 2050

The Global Alliance aims to enable 500 million farmers worldwide to practice climate-smart agriculture.

GFAR stakeholders have been at the forefront of actions to raise awareness of the potential of agricultural systems in adapting and mitigating to climate change.

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VIDEO: Cultivating a Better Food System

Danielle Nierenberg discusses her work at Food Tank as it spotlights sustainable ways of alleviating hunger, obesity and poverty, while creating networks of people, organizations, and content to push for food system change.

Berkeley and Oakland this October: Sparking the Movement to End Food Waste

October 16th is World Food Day and for many, the day is about focusing on healthier food systems and even more simply, healthier food.

The first Feeding the 5000 in the U.S. – a 100 percent free food waste awareness festival –will take place on October 18, in Oakland, CA. It will be a food event unlike anything ever staged in this country and was inspired by the Feeding the 5000 from the U.K.

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!

Become a Food Tank Sustainer today.

Sign a Petition in Support of the 2014 International Year of Family Farming

Food Tank is joining the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and over 360 civil society and farmer's organizations in celebrating the International Year of Family Farming.

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