Discrimination Against Women: Far-Reaching Implications for Food Security

A report from the United Nations highlights key areas of development to decrease marginalization and improve food security for women.

Food Tank Books of the Week: Hungry Planet and What I Eat by Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio

In this Food Tank interview, Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio explain how their photojournalistic projects explore the diversity of human diets.

Food Hero: Sister Simone Campbell, Executive Director of NETWORK

NETWORK Director Sister Simone Campbell calls on Congress to continue funding for SNAP benefits, which represent “a lifeline to millions of Americans.”

International Year of Family Farming: Research Organizations Demand Responsible Farmland Investment

Investment in agricultural land has been increasing, and with it, social and environmental concerns.

Hans Herren Wins the Right Livelihood Award

Today, Hans Herren was the first Swiss citizen to win the Right Livelihood Award.

Early Registration for 4th National Conference for Women in Sustainable Agriculture Closes October 1

The Fourth National Conference for Women in Sustainable Agriculture will take place November 6th-8th in Des Moines, Iowa.

26 Films Every Food Activist Must Watch

Food Tank has selected 26 incredible films educating audiences about changes being made – or that need to be made – in the food system.

Nordic Diets Show Potential to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Study shows that new, alternative Nordic diets are associated with reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

Call for Submissions to Food Banks and Emergency Food Provision Journal

A special edition of an Emerald Journal calls for submissions regarding food banks and emergency food provision for 2014.

Prison Gardens Give Inmates the Opportunity to Grow Fresh Produce for Local Communities

Gardening has allowed inmates in prisons across America to learn a new skill, and provide fresh produce to surrounding communities.