We’re a global community pushing for food system change.

Aja Yasir fights for the right to grow food and good mental health on her regenerative urban farm in Gary, Indiana. But, the city doesn't like her methods.

Urban Farm Grows Good Food and Good Mental Health

Adachi Ward of Tokyo, Japan, is trying to change the food environment to reduce diabetes risk and increase residents’ vegetable consumption.

Creating Partnerships in Tokyo is Key to Effective Government Food Initiatives

An increase in fish feed production in countries like Nigeria allow fish farmers to keep up with increased demand in fisheries.

A Boom in Fish Feed Production in Nigeria

FoodShot Global has announced the four winners of their inaugural prize for food system transformations from the soil up with the MoonShot Prize.

FoodShot Prize Invests in the Future of Food and Soil

CEO of Cooks Venture Matt Wadiak talks about the regenerative practices that can raise happier, more nutrient-dense chickens.

The Trick to Better Chickens: Honoring Their Ancestry, Says Wadiak

These 23 restaurants are creating opportunities for at-risk youth through work and training in the food and hospitality industries.

23 Restaurants Giving At-Risk Youth an Opportunity to Succeed

Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg moderated a discussion on ways to create sustainability in the food system, consumer habits around snacking, and if businesses can be kind to the planet while still producing delicious foods.

“Startups are pushing big companies to think outside the box”

Only 4 percent of India’s perishable crops move through cold-chains, a big reason why food losses and malnourishment are still pervasive in the world’s second most populous country. A new report critiques the country’ ambitious food cooling strategy, saying it is shortchanging small rural farmers and is overly reliant on old technologies that are energy inefficient and high polluting.

Opinion | Bringing Food Cold Chains to More People in India

Chickpeas are an enormously important staple food crop from Australia to Canada, Argentina to India, producing good yields in drier conditions.

Opinion | Beyond Hummus

Globalization, social statements, and tradition throw away as much as a fifth of the food served for the 10 million weddings happening in India every year.

To Have and to Throw: Tackling Indian Wedding Food Waste

Creating Partnerships in Tokyo is Key to Effective Government Food Initiatives

Dr. Naoki Kondo, a social epidemiologist, talks about the Vegi-tabe Life Project implemented for promoting vegetable consumption of Adachi Ward residents in Tokyo, Japan, while emphasizing that creating partnerships is crucial for better results.

A Boom in Fish Feed Production in Nigeria

Fish feed production is an example of how collaboration between public and private organizations can have positive effects while promoting self-sufficiency.

FoodShot Prize Invests in the Future of Food and Soil

The FoodShot Prize gives support to the most innovative ideas for feeding 10 billion people by 2050 healthfully, sustainably, and equitably; this years’ winners focus on enhancing agronomy.

The Trick to Better Chickens: Honoring Their Ancestry, Says Wadiak

CEO of Cooks Venture Matt Wadiak talks about what even cautious eaters don’t know about how their chickens are raised and the potential for happier, more nutrient-dense chickens through better raising practices.

23 Restaurants Giving At-Risk Youth an Opportunity to Succeed

One in five adolescents in New Orleans are neither working nor enrolled in school. Café Reconcile, and 23 similar restaurants worldwide, is creating opportunities in the kitchens through culinary and life skill training programs.

“Startups are pushing big companies to think outside the box”

Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg moderated a discussion on ways to create sustainability in the food system, consumer habits around snacking, and if businesses can be kind to the planet while still producing delicious foods.

Opinion | Bringing Food Cold Chains to More People in India

Only 4 percent of India’s perishable crops move through cold-chains, a big reason why food losses and malnourishment are still pervasive in the world’s second most populous country.

Opinion | Beyond Hummus

There’s little doubt that chickpea farmers will be sorely challenged by the extremes caused by climate change. But if we find a place at the dinner table for wild relatives, there will be enough hummus, chana masala, and farinata di ceci to go around.

To Have and to Throw: Tackling Indian Wedding Food Waste

Culture, rising incomes, and an appetite for global cuisines are fueling massive food waste by Indian weddings.

The 29 Books on Food Tank’s Summer Reading List

While summer is normally the season for getting away from it all, instead we challenge our readers to dive deeper into the areas of the food system in which they desire change with these 29 books.

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