World Environment Day 2017: Connecting People to Nature

The theme for World Environment Day 2017 is “Connecting People to Nature”, encouraging people to get outdoors into nature and appreciate its beauty and importance.

General Mills Supports Sustainable Grains

Cascadian Farms and parent company General Mills has partnered with The Land Institute to incorporate organic Kernza in their commercial lines of cereals and snacks, and to support further research of the grain through a US$500,000 donation to the Forever Green Initiative of University of Minnesota.

Food Tank Interview With Square Roots

Square Roots is trying to mobilize a food revolution by bringing food closer to consumers and empowering entrepreneurs to change the food system.

President Trump’s Announcement of U.S. Withdrawal from the Paris Accord Met with Concern

As the world reacts to the U.S. exiting the Paris Climate Agreement, Republican Mayor Jim Brainard of Carmel, Indiana—a long-time supporter of climate change mitigation strategies—shares his concerns.

African Farmers Stung by Climate Change Await Return of New Season Rains

Whitney McFerron is the lead writer and editor for One Acre Fund, a nonprofit social enterprise that provides farmers with the financing and training they need to grow their way out of hunger and poverty. Moses Odoli is watching his…

Millets, Sorghum, and Grain Legumes: the Smart Foods of the Future

The Smart Food Project is hoping to popularize nutrient-rich, drought-tolerant crops in an effort to diversify diets and ensure global food security. An initiative by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), the Smart Food Project is…