A Good Night’s Sleep Linked to Mediterranean-Style Diet, Research Reveals

New research reveals that children who follow a Mediterranean-style diet are more likely to have healthier weight status, and better quality sleep.

22 Women Fighting for Food System Change

Women around the world are pushing the food system to become more sustainable, equitable, and innovative. Food Tank assembled a list of 22 inspiring women farmers, entrepreneurs, and advocates who are changing the food system for the better.

Encouraging Investments in Small-Scale Sustainable Agriculture

The More and Better Network, an international network for support of food, agriculture, and rural development to eradicate hunger and poverty, recently released a report, Investments in Small-Scale Sustainable Agriculture, to shed light on the lack of financial investment plans available to small-scale food producers across the globe.

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina Wins the 2017 World Food Prize

Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, was announced as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Stephanie Whalen Speaks With Food Tank About Farming In Hawaii

Food Tank talks specialty crops, local farming, and educating the future generation of sustainable farmers with Hawaii Agriculture Research Center’s Stephanie Whalen.

Steel: “Fewer ingredients and less cooking time often spell better tasting foods”

Tanya Steel’s introduction in food was with Julia Child. Now she is an Editorial Director at Clean Plates. Read about her philanthropy, her inspiration, and her work.

Study: Seaweed in Cow Feed Reduces Methane Emissions Almost Entirely

An Australian study indicates adding a small percent of seaweed to cow feed could drastically reduce methane emissions from cattle

Researchers Find Food Insecurity “A Key Contributor to Poor Health and Higher Costs” in Canada

Researcher Naomi Dachner discusses with Food Tank her team’s work on the association between health care costs and food insecurity in Canada, which they found “consistent with U.S. research that has raised concerns about food insecurity as a key contributor to poor health and higher costs.”

Apply for Tickets to the Inaugural New York City Food Tank Summit

As the first major bipartisan food policy summit post-inauguration, the event will gather dozens of expert speakers who are top leaders across all sectors of the food industry,

Sri Lanka: From Drought to Flood in Less Than Two Months

Get a hold of Sri Lanka’s situation after its worst flooding in 14 years, measures being taken and what’s to come.

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