Year-End Gift to Organic Advocates: Study Shows Organic Foods Provide Health Benefits

The European Parliament’s Independent Research Service released an encouraging report about the health benefits of eating organically.

Baldor Specialty Foods Eliminates Food Waste From Production

Baldor Specialty Foods achieved its goal of zero food waste by 2017 through the SparCs program, which utilized functional approach to food waste by prioritizing human consumption.

Sixteen Noteworthy Food Moments in 2016

From food policies that address food security and food waste, to innovative quantitative technologies, to the celebration of young food leaders, 2016 has had many a noteworthy food moment thus far.

Action-Oriented Research for Jamaican Farmers: Interview with the Winners of the BCFN YES Competition

Shaneica Lester and Anne-Teresa Birthwright have won the BCFN YES Competition with a proposal for action-oriented research on irrigation strategies for Jamaican farmers. Here’s how the became interested in the work and where they’re going next.

117 Organizations to Watch in 2017

As 2017 rolls in, food movements, people, and organizations are rallying to remove inequitable and damaging practices. Food Tank presents 117 initiatives which are at the forefront of sustainable development.

The Importance of Agroecology in Sustainable Agriculture, an Interview with Dr. Gliessman

Food Tank spoke with Dr. Steve Gliessman, professor, farmer, and Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, about the importance of agroecology in sustainable agriculture.

“Women’s Work” Jobs Keep Millions of Women in Poverty, Report Finds

Oxfam America and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research’s report found that of the millions of people in America working low-wage jobs, the majority are women.

New Metrics Revolutionize Dietary Data Assessment

The International Dietary Data Expansion project seeks to improve national health and nutrition policies in developing countries by enhancing the process of food data collection and analysis.

Empowering Indian Farmers: An Interview with Sneh Yadav

Food Tank speaks with Sneh Yadav, an Indian farmer and food entrepreneur, about organic farming and India’s food culture.

Food Industry Shares Food Waste Reduction Efforts in New Report

A new booklet from the Consumer Foods Forum highlights successful approaches to measuring and reducing food waste from companies including Kellogg’s, Carrefour, and Nestle.