Farm Theft in the Mississippi River Delta

Mississippi Delta Agricultural Theft Task Force unites farmers, law enforcement, and scrap metal dealers to identify farm thefts and prevent the sale of stolen property.

School Gardens Teach Skills and Unify Disadvantaged Communities

The Kitchen Community’s school learning gardens are rooted in hands-on teaching, sustainable school food, and applicable life skills. These oases are outdoor classrooms for communities with limited resources and a lack of green spaces.

What Value are Value Chains for Small-Scale Farmers?

A new report on Mozambique and Zambia shows even smaller, less egregious land acquisitions are undermining food security in some of the world’s hungriest countries.

Helping Decisionmakers Understand the True Cost of Food

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) aims to make links in eco-agri-food systems visible as a result of their TEEBAgriFood project.

Averting Risks to the Food Chain

FAO published a toolkit with various methods and tools to prevent animal and plant pests and diseases, including aquatic diseases and forest pests, and food safety incidents in various situations and at various levels.

OzHarvest: Reducing Food Waste with Unused Airline Food

Australian food rescue organization OzHarvest, is working with airlines, collecting uneaten airline food to feed vulnerable people and families and reduce food to landfill.

Abalimi Bezekhaya: Improving Food Security

Suren Sewchuran spoke with Food Tank about the work of Abalimi Bezekhaya, an organization focused on using urban agriculture to improve food security in South Africa.

The New ABCs of Medical School: Anatomy, Biochemistry, and Cooking

By combining medical knowledge with culinary skills, Tulane and other medical schools hope to provide physicians with enhanced nutrition training to improve patient health.

Belgian Dairy Farmers Take their Coop Global

Hundreds of European farmers gathered in protest at the EU Summit Centre in response to the proposed sale of cheap powdered milk on the global market. One of the participating organizations, a Belgian milk cooperative called Fairebel, has established a sister coop in Burkina Faso to help local dairy farmers combat the harmful effects of food dumping.

Sanctuary Restaurants Provide Support to Individuals Facing Hostility

Over one hundred restaurants have joined a Sanctuary Restaurant Movement in effort to create safe spaces free of hate and discrimination.