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What to Expect from the Latest Farm Bill Negotiations

Study Exposes Extent of Untracked Fishing Vessels

An Online Platform Diversifies Beekeeping through a Virtual Network of Black Apiarists

From Soil to Success: Maryland’s Black Farmers Lead Change

Empowering Student Voices: Swipe Out Hunger’s Journey in Advocating for Hunger-Free Campuses Nationwide

Food System Workers’ Mental Health Is at a Tragic Crisis Point. We Need to Turn Things Around

Op-Ed | Sowing Change: Embracing Plant-Powered Meals in NYC

The Green New Deal for Schools Empowers Students

Feeding the Future: Newman’s Own Foundation Calls for Projects to Improve Food Justice for Children

Cary Fowler and Geoffrey Hawtin Named 2024 World Food Prize Laureates

Study Exposes Extent of Untracked Fishing Vessels

Around 75 percent of global industrial fishing vessels are not publicly tracked.

An Online Platform Diversifies Beekeeping through a Virtual Network of Black Apiarists

Beekeeping While Black is an online platform helping to diversify apiculture communities through its support and empowerment of Black apiarists.

From Soil to Success: Maryland’s Black Farmers Lead Change

A business accelerator wants to empower Maryland’s Black farmers to thrive in the agriculture industry, fostering economic growth and increasing access to fresh, healthy food.

Empowering Student Voices: Swipe Out Hunger’s Journey in Advocating for Hunger-Free Campuses Nationwide

Partnering with youth around the country, Swipe Out Hunger believes in a student-led approach to improving food security on college campuses.

Food System Workers’ Mental Health Is at a Tragic Crisis Point. We Need to Turn Things Around

To truly transform the state of mental health in the food system—and improve the lives of those who work within it—we need resources devoted to creating healthier working conditions.

Op-Ed | Sowing Change: Embracing Plant-Powered Meals in NYC

Centering plates around plant-based proteins allows eaters to tap into a plethora of ancient grains, whole beans, and plants for creatively ambitious and culturally diverse new dishes.

The Green New Deal for Schools Empowers Students

Students are advocating for the Green New Deal for Schools that will help to reshape education and prepare the next generation for the future.

Feeding the Future: Newman’s Own Foundation Calls for Projects to Improve Food Justice for Children

Applications are open for the Food Justice for Kids Prize, which is seeking projects to address Indigenous food justice and nutrition education.

Cary Fowler and Geoffrey Hawtin Named 2024 World Food Prize Laureates

Fowler and Hawtin are recognized for their work in protecting global food security and biodiversity.

Yes, it’s Still Farm Bill Season. Here’s What You Need to Know about the Future of Food Policy

The House and the Senate have released competing Farm Bills. Can they reach a consensus?

Op-Ed | Congress Must Pass the Vital Farm Bill to Address Food Security

The Farm Bill is a vital legislative package responsible for funding everything from farm subsidies to SNAP benefits to international food aid.

Revitalizing Seas: Creating a Sustainable Future for Oysters

The MA Oyster Project aims to keep oyster shells out of landfills and create regenerative habitats for the shellfish.

Op-Ed | Unintended Consequences of Environmentally Friendly Diets

Collaboration between scientists, policymakers, and program implementers across the fields of environment and nutrition is essential to develop and implement effective, evidence-based solutions.

Bringing Youth Back to the Farm in Rural America

The Breakfast Club teaches youth how to raise hogs, making the knowledge accessible to those who don’t necessarily come from a farming family, and helping first-generation farmers pursue a career in agriculture.

Making Big Bets for a More Resilient Future

“People are yearning for a message that is grounded in the idea that we can still do big things together,” says Rajiv Shah.

Breaking the Chain: CIEL’s Battle to Unravel the Fossil Fuel Grip on Our Food System

The food system contributes to 15 percent of the total fossil fuel consumption each year.

Book Excerpt: Commodities and Consolidation

Farmers were encouraged to grow corn and soy whether prices were high or low, even on the most marginal land.

Exploring the Intersection of Climate Action and Nutrition Security

In honor of Earth Day, Food Systems for the Future is organizing an event to explore methane mitigation efforts and what they might mean for nutrition security.

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