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

According to the panel of experts, food policy addressing GHG emissions, waste, and dietary patterns need this to transform food under climate change.

Under Climate Change: the Policy Catalyzing Transformation

Food Tank’s San Francisco Food For Thought challenged the Bay Area to think more critically about the language and stories we choose in the food system.

Selecting the Language and Stories to Transform Food

A landscape of thorny agaves, cacti, mesquite trees, and rock is not the first place one might imagine searching for the future of food. How could such a hot, dry place contain some of the keys to nourishing the world?

Opinion | How Fiery Desert Chilis Can Protect Us from Climate Change

Organic Gardening in Prisons

Organic Gardening Program in U.K. Prison Reduces Drug Use

Seed harmonization rules have greatly benefitted West African nations’ ability to speedily import and export large amounts of important seeds.

Harmonizing Seed Rules in West and Central Africa

At NYU, Food Tank hosted experts and changemakers for a series of conversations about food equity, access, and affordability in one of the world's busiest cities.

Food Is No Longer the Hunger Solution: Food Tank at New York University

The Castanea Fellowship announced their 2019 fellowship cohort, bringing urban, rural, and tribal equity leaders together for change in the food system.

Castanea Fellows Rethink Justice in Food and Economy

Products from meat producers join organizations already creating innovative flexitarian options for committed meat eaters who want to eat sustainably.

Meat in the Middle: Blended Options Join Eaters in Sustainability

We interviewed French policymakers along with corporate and nonprofit stakeholders to draw lessons from the 2016 legislation banning food waste in France. Feature Image Courtesy of Shutterstock Photographer Vitaly Sagalov

Opinion | France’s Ban on Food Waste Three Years Later

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

Selecting the Language and Stories to Transform Food

Food Tank’s San Francisco Food For Thought challenged the Bay Area to think more critically about the language and stories we choose to call for change in the food system. The results? More diversity, specificity, and empowerment.

Opinion | How Fiery Desert Chilis Can Protect Us from Climate Change

A landscape of thorny agaves, cacti, mesquite trees, and rock is not the first place one might imagine searching for the future of food. How could such a hot, dry place contain some of the keys to nourishing the world?

Organic Gardening Program in U.K. Prison Reduces Drug Use

The Mandatory Drug Test (MDT’s) failure rate at HMP Rye Hill in Northamptonshire, England went from 30 percent to nearly zero over the course of a year through its organic gardening program.

Harmonizing Seed Rules in West and Central Africa

CORAF and partners have coordinated uniform seed rules, which spurs seed import and export among neighboring African states.

Food Is No Longer the Hunger Solution: Food Tank at New York University

The solution to hunger lies in revamping what we understand as the causes: racism, inequity, discrimination, and more.

Castanea Fellows Rethink Justice in Food and Economy

The new fellow cohort from the Castanea Fellowship will confront the transformations needed to reintegrate equity and justice into the food system, in urban, rural, and tribal communities.

Meat in the Middle: Blended Options Join Eaters in Sustainability

New options on grocery store shelves nationwide this summer remind eaters that flexitarian diets can help even committed meat-eaters limit their impact on the environment.

Opinion | France’s Ban on Food Waste Three Years Later

France became the first country to pass a national regulation specifically against food waste in 2016, prompting conversation in the United States: can we, or should we, implement a similar policy here?

Urban Farm Grows Good Food and Good Mental Health

Aja Yasir fights to produce good food and good mental health on her regenerative urban farm in a food desert in Gary, Indiana. The city doesn’t like the use of woodchips on her lawn and is threatening to end Yasir’s family’s multigenerational farming history.

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.

Food Talk Podcast with Dani Nierenberg
Innovation and Technology
food-tank-family-farming