Kaitlin Y. Cordes: Investing in Agriculture for a More Sustainable World

Interview with Kaitlin Cordes, head of Investments in Land and Agriculture at Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI). On the SDGs and achieving secure tenure rights to land.

ALUS Canada: Supporting Ecosystem Services in Farming

ALUS Canada believes in the power of farmers and ranchers to produce healthy ecosystems. This charitable organization transfers funds to farming communities, who work with landowners to develop projects that produce clean air, clean water, and increased biodiversity.

New Report Reveals Climate Damage from the Meat and Dairy Industries

Interview with GRAIN, a nonprofit research and advocacy group, about a downside to the meat and dairy industries—more greenhouse gas emissions than all transportation combined—and what you can do about it.

Breaking Bread Benefit Celebrates Cuisine of the Seven Targeted Countries

Marissa Lippert, Co-Owner and CEO of Nourish Kitchen + Table, and Katie Crown, Head of Events at ELLE Magazine, held a benefit dinner to celebrate the cuisines and culture of the seven countries targeted by President Trump’s travel ban.

Inaugural Climate Day: Natural Products Industry Takes on Climate Issues

New Hope and the Climate Collaborative are co-hosting the inaugural Climate Day on March 8, 2017, at the Natural Products Expo West.

New Indoor Farming Company Is Growing “Post-Organic” Produce

Bowery’s technology-based farming breaks from traditional agricultural practices by growing plants indoors in vertical rows without any pesticides.

Applications Open for 2017 Growing New Farmers Program

The Growing New Farmers Program uses a mix of hands-on training in a USDA-Certified Organic Farm and classroom experience to prepare the next generation of farmers and food system leaders. Applications are now open for this eight-month program offered by Lowcountry Local First.

New Online Hub Collectively Tackles Food Waste

New online resource hub FurtherWithFood.org brings people and organizations together to strengthen the movement to reduce food loss and waste across the United States.

Cafeteria Blues: An Interview with Chef Ann Foundation CEO Mara Fleishman

Mara Fleishman of the Chef Ann Foundation tells Food Tank why she quit the corporate food industry to focus on revolutionizing school lunches.

212 All Good: Think Global, Eat Local

The iconic New York area code inspired 212 café & bar from Bellona Hospitality group in Mumbai is taking a different direction with its new venture which caters nutritious and wholesome food using indigenous produce with a hope to improve our relationship with food.

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