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

With his rigorous evaluation of the modern body of scientific research on breast cancer, Dr. Ted Schettler, MD, MPH, thoughtfully invokes his readers to consider the eco-social, economic, and agricultural contexts that cause the most common cancer affecting women worldwide.

Celebrating Farmers at Terra Madre

From October 23-28, 2014 Slow Food International will bring together farmers, chefs, scientists, and advocates from all over the world who are passionate about good, clean, and fair food at the biennial Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre events in Turin, Italy.

Advancing Organic Agriculture Through Online Platforms: An Interview with Kellee James

Kellee James, founder and CEO of Mercaris, provides market infrastructure in the organic food and agriculture system. Mercaris is an online trading platform where producers and retailers can trade physical commodities.

Indian Community Grocery Moves Into Dupont

The food scene in Washington D.C. is changing. Pansaari is D.C.’s first all-in-one local, organic, no waste, Indian grocery store, chai bar, and commercial kitchen.

Austin City Limits: Setting the Standard for Sustainable Festivals

As music festivals increase their sustainability initiatives, Austin City Limits leads the way with their recycling program, water conservation efforts, and locally sourced food.

Swimming Camels of Kachchh at Risk

New document written by camel breeders of Kachchh, India asks for enforcement of legal rights that would protect camel food sources and habitat.

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

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.

To Feed the World in 2050 We Have to Change Course

We can feed the world in 2050 if we change course and if we stop focusing only on producing more agricultural commodities. Instead, let’s increase the availability of land and food by reducing biofuel production, get more of the food we grow to the dinner table by reducing food waste, and invest in the most important food producers in the world: small-scale and family farmers.

World Food Day: Innovation Must Support Family Farmers

GFAR has joined forces with Food Tank to raise awareness of the challenges faced by smallholders and to identify ways to support family farmers. Together they are promoting these by publishing new research, articles, editorials, newsletters, social media campaigns, and videos.

World Food Day 2014 Toasts Family Farmers

Family farming is a means of organizing agricultural, forestry, fisheries, pastoral and aquaculture production, which is managed and operated by a family and is predominantly reliant on family labor. A new survey highlights tension between love for the land and trying to make ends meet among North American family 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.

Upcoming Events

October 22, Naples, Italy: International Media Forum on the Protection of Nature

Danielle will be a keynote speaker at this event.

October 23, Turin, Italy: Terra Madre

Danielle will be participating in this event.

October 24, Chicago, IL: Chicago Green Festival

Sarah Small will be speaking on a panel at this event.

October 24, Italy : Family Farming Against Hunger and Poverty

Danielle will be chairing 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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