New Book Examines Agroecology as the Future of Farming

The Institute for Food and Development Policy, a nonprofit known as Food First, released a new book entitled Fertile Ground: Scaling Agroecology from the Ground Up, edited by Groundswell International Executive Director and co-founder Steve Brescia. Fertile Ground presents nine innovative case…

Join BCFN’s Webinar on Agriculture in Our Future: Voice of Youth

BCFN invites youth to join May 23, 2017 webinar that will focus on the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) reform of Europe and discuss the need for food sustainability for future generations with international experts.

Challenge of Change Report: A Holistic Approach to Global Food Security

The Challenge of Change Commission has released a truly comprehensive report that identifies and provides solutions for seven key challenges to achieving global food security.

Ross Fraser: “There is no one-size-fits-all solution to hunger”

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates that 42 million people, including 13 million children, in the United States were food insecure in 2015. While food insecurity rates have been declining since 2009, the last year of the Great Recession, food insecurity…

Chefs and Restaurants in Defense of Bees

A new alliance of chefs and restaurants hopes to educate the public about the importance of bees for providing most of our food and to advocate for their protection.

Documentary to Highlight Those Finding Solutions to Hunger, Poverty, Landlessness

A documentary film adapted from the book Hope’s Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet by Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé launched on Kickstarter in May 2017. Fifteen years after the book’s original publication in 2002, Luis Medina, a…

Nutrient Density: How Does Your Food Measure Up?

Food Tank spoke with Dan Kittredge, founder of the Bionutrient Food Association, about the work they do with farmers to establish more nutrient dense growing practices. The organization is currently developing a standard, and a handheld tool, to measure nutrient density in foods. They hope by doing so they can empower consumers to reward farmers for better growing practices.

Going Forward by Going Back Wrapped Up Day Two at Seeds&Chips

Food Tank partnered with Seeds&Chips to make the Going Forward by Going Back panel possible in Milan, Italy. It discussed how to take into account indigenous knowledge and traditional farming methods when innovating new technologies.

Poultry Workers Promised a Safe, Transparent, and Just Work Environment

Oxfam America and other workers justice organizations welcome Tyson Foods pledge to build and implement better and sustainable workplace environment for its workers, while still believing the journey for workers justice has just started.

Obama Gave His First Speech Abroad, Post-Presidency, at Seeds&Chips

Seeds&Chips, the Global Food Innovation Summit, welcomed President Barack Obama for his first speech abroad since leaving office in January, 2017. He discussed everything from food innovation to his personal life after the presidency.