Pete Pearson: “If we can change food, we can change the world”

Pete Pearson leads zero-waste programming at the World Wildlife Fund, trying to understand how to create a food system that is efficient and balanced with nature.

Tuning in to Farmers’ Water Needs: Radio broadcasts aid Malawi irrigation efforts

Farm Radio Trust’s is organizing farmer “listening groups” and developing local radio broadcasts on agricultural development issues in Malawi, a country in East Africa.

Professor Brian Roe on Food Waste from an Economist's Perspective

Brian Roe spoke to Food Tank about the potential gains from food waste reduction: improving local and global food security, improving our stewardship of natural resources and the environment, and improving the economic efficiency of farms, businesses, and households.

New Report: Climate Change Affects Every Step of the Food Value Chain

A new IFPRI report examines climate change’s effect on nutrition and how a “climate-smart, nutrition-sensitive” food system, as well as mitigation and adaptation strategies, can reduce morbidity and mortality.

BlueCart’s CEO on Democratizing Technology for Food System Change

BlueCart seeks to democratize technology, ensuring that businesses of all sizes can benefit from it, allowing buyers and sellers to focus on the essence of their industry: hospitality.

Apply to the Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Sustainable Development!

The Earth Institute at Columbia University is seeking applicants for their Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Sustainable Development.

Celebrate Autumn’s Harvest with Food Tank’s Fall Reading List

Food Tank has curated 17 books to educate, inform, and inspire readers while the temperature cools. Whether you’re in the mood for a memoir, biography, history, or critical analysis, we hope these books will stimulate readers working toward a better food system for all. Happy harvest!

Harlem Grown's Tony Hillery: "Food is not optional"

Tony Hillery founded Harlem Grown to address the health and academic challenges facing public elementary school students in Harlem.

Children Join the Fight Against Food Waste with Ugly Fruit and Veg

Jordan Figueiredo writes about introducing fun, character, and nutrition-filled “ugly” produce in schools or at home, making it more fun for children to eat healthy fruits and veggies.

Amy Keister: “I want to see more food going from farm to table”

Amy Keister, Vice President of Consumer Engagement for Compass Group North America, is inspired by the progress made to reduce food waste, yet humbled by the task at hand.