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…
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.
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.
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…
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.