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

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.

Food Tank’s Fall Reading List: 20 Great Books About Food

Food Tank has selected 20 books that entertain, inform, and reaffirm the importance of food and agriculture.

IFAD Launches AgTalks Series to Present Human Face of Family Farming

As a contribution to the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), is launching the AgTalks series.

Lexicon of Sustainability Defines True Cost Accounting

Lexicon of Sustainability uses an innovative mixed media of terminology, video, artwork, and interviews to define what true cost accounting means for food, the environment, and people.

Healthy Diets, Healthy Planet

Experts discuss a need for more links between nutrition and sustainable agricultural development.

A Startup Weekend Success Plans to Employ the Neighborhood and Feed the City

In downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia, sits a 3.5 acre green space saved from becoming a Seven Eleven by a group called Downtown Greens.

The Case for School Meals

The story of creating "Making the Case for Healthy, Freshly Prepared School Meals," a useful toolkit for school food advocates everywhere.

A Feast of Information: This Online Platform is Coordinating Food Advocates Across the Globe

The Global SCP Clearinghouse aims to be a one-stop hub, bringing together scattered information into a coherent space for an international community of sustainable consumption and production practitioners.

The Next Evolution of Sonoma Wines: 100 Percent Sustainable

Sonoma County Winegrowers plans to assess all winegrowing acres in the county for sustainability, while also teaching workshops on sustainable practices and assisting in third-party certification.

The Future of Family Farming Round Up

Commentators have offered great suggestions for legal, policy, economic, educational, and grass roots measures to increase the resources available to women and young farmers.

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.

Announcing Food Tank Tours: Chicago

Launched in August 2014, Food Tank Tours showcases innovative urban agriculture projects, sustainable food systems, and tasty, local food made by experienced chefs and cooks. Please join us for a walking tour of Downtown Chicago featuring three urban gardens and four generous tastings!

Upcoming Events

October 6, Chicago, IL: Secretary Vilsack on Innovation in Agriculture

Food Tank is a sponsor of this event.

October 7, Washington D.C. : National Tropical Botanical Garden 50th Symposium

Danielle will be speaking at this event.

October 8, Chicago, IL: Antibiotic Free Roast

Food Tank is part of the host committee for this event.

October 10, Washington D.C. : IFAD Talk

Danielle will be speaking on a panel at this event.

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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