Leadership Award Recognizes Visionaries in Sustainability, Food Access, and Public Health

The James Beard Foundation announced the winners of the seventh annual JBF Leadership Awards, celebrating visionaries who have made an impact in sustainability, food access, and public health.

Anthony Bourdain Tackles Food Waste in New Documentary

Anthony Bourdain partners with other chefs and food leaders to explore potential ways to help solve the food waste problem in his new documentary “WASTED! The Story of Food Waste.”

Live Webinar October 31: “Tackling Urban Food Waste”

Join Zilient for a live webinar moderated by Danielle Nierenberg on October 31 at 11am EST. The webinar coincides with the release of and will revolve around a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) on food waste.

“Food Evolution” Documentary Supports GMOs, but Not Science

The recently released documentary “Food Evolution” fails at exploring the central issue of the safety of the most common genetically engineered (GE) crops. Any reasonable discussion about the science of GMOs and the products they were designed to use must include such debate.

Live on Twitter: Changing climate, changing diets: How do we balance appetites and climate action?

The Twitter chat is part of the Food Sustainability Media Award, which recognizes excellence in reporting and communicating issues related to the paradoxes of hunger and obesity, food and fuel, and starvation and waste.

How Breweries Are Using Food Waste to Make Beer

Advocates say there are many reasons turning citrus into saisons and sourdough into session IPAs could make a major contribution to both reducing and raising awareness of food waste.

Millennials Gather in Denmark to Innovate on Sustainable Development Goals

UNLEASH, a global innovation lab, brought 1,000 individuals from all over the world to Denmark. In 10 days, 199 solutions were created to address the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Celebrating Sustainability This National Seafood Month

These 16 organizations are defending small-scale and indigenous fishers, improving commercial fishing and aquaculture practices, and educating chefs and consumers to build a better, more sustainable seafood system.

Documentary Screening to Support American Farmland Trust

“The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope,” wrote Berry.

Thirst for Avocado Leaves Plantations Dry

United States avocado consumption has doubled in the last decade straining local environments in exporting regions such as Michoacán, Mexico, where a loss of forest cover and underground water reserves has increased their risk of fires.