101 Facts That Make Us Hopeful About the Future of Food

Food Tank is highlighting 101 stories of hope, innovation, and success, in creating a better food system.

World’s First Business School for Food Entrepreneurship and Innovation Launches!

The Food Business School, part of The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), is the world’s first business school for food entrepreneurship and innovation.

The Guardian

Lester Brown: ‘Vast dust bowls threaten tens of millions with hunger’

Over 50 years, the writer Lester Brown has gained a reputation for anticipating global trends. Now as Brown, 80, enters retirement, he fears the world may be on the verge of a greater hunger than he has ever seen in his professional lifetime.

Real Food Media Contest Features Oyster Men of Long Island Sound

Baymen on the Long Island Sound spend all day scuba diving to pick wild oysters by hand.

Advocacy Groups Push for Inclusion of Sustainability Recommendations in U.S. Dietary Guidelines

The recent release of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s sustainability recommendations has prompted broad support from advocacy groups.

Exclusive Webinar Series: Slow Meat 2015- Turning the Herd Toward Better Meat, Less Meat

Food Tank is hosting a special discussion with Megan Larmer, Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives at Slow Food USA, on March 4 at 12pm ET.

Behind the Brands with Oxfam’s Sophia Lafontant

Food Tank recently had a special discussion with Sophia Lafontant on the Oxfam Behind the Brands campaign.

The Hill

The Weather Wake-Up Call

This is our planet — the only one we live on. Here are three tips for the ordinary citizen to move the planet forward wisely.

More Food for the Hungry, Less Food in Landfills

How a food bank in Panama broke through government hurdles to gain access to more food for the hungry.

High School Students Launch Innovative Greenhouse Program

Maggie Bass and fellow environmentally-minded students at DC public schools are pushing for more greenhouses and curriculum focused on urban ecology.

Exposed: The Secret Life of Roots

An upcoming exhibit at the United States Botanic Garden will feature the hidden root systems of our food crops.

Food Tank

Sign the Petition: Support Healthy Soils!

The U.N. General Assembly declared 2015 the International Year of Soils (IYS) to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of protecting the world’s soil. We ALL need and depend on soil. Join Food Tank and support the IYS!

Agricultural Heritage – Our Key to the Future

The Global Forum for Agricultural Research (GFAR) has been directly supporting an initiative to safeguard and support the world’s agri-cultural heritage systems

Democratizing Innovation: Sharing Participatory Research—for Farmers by Farmers

Food Tank is excited to be collaborating with the McKnight Foundation during 2015 to crowd-source ideas, innovations, practices, and farmer-led solutions.

Women Farmers Featured on National Ag Day

FarmHer photography will be featured at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) headquarters in Washington, D.C. on National Ag Day.

10 Ways to Support the Next Generation of Farmers

Support a new generation of farmers as they take on the difficult task of feeding the nation.

24 TED Talks That Will Help Save the Food System

Food Tank has decided to highlight 24 TED talks specifically around food issues that we found compelling and worth sharing.

101 Global Food Organizations to Watch in 2015

To celebrate 2015, Food Tank is highlighting 101 incredible organizations who are playing a vital part in creating a better food system.

50 Ways To Eat Millet

Millet is rich in protein, vitamin B, iron and calcium, yet free from glutens, so why would you only let birds eat it?

10 Projects Improving Canada’s Food System

The world’s second-largest country boasts an impressive team of chefs, farmers, educators, and activists working to improve its food system.

23 Mobile Apps Changing the Food System

These 23 mobile apps are helping eaters, gardeners, and food enthusiasts live more environmentally sustainable, less wasteful, healthy, and delicious lives.

66 Instagram Accounts Helping Cultivate a Better Food System!

One of the fastest-growing social media networks is Instagram-- Food Tank highlights 66 Instagram accounts cultivating a better food system!

Resolving to Tax Soda

Berkeley's soda tax reignites flames between activists and Big Soda.

16 Actors and Actresses at the Forefront of the Food Movement

These 16 actors and actresses are using their star power to shed light on the issues facing our troubled food system.

10 Urban Agriculture Projects in Chicago to Explore

In neighborhoods, rooftops, parks, and even its airports, urban agriculture in Chicago is thriving. These ten projects are definitely worth exploring.

Five Questions with Che Axum of the University of the District of Columbia

Food Tank recently had the opportunity to speak with Che Axum, ho was one of the speakers at the 2015 Food Tank Summit.

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.

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.

Download the report (.pdf)

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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