Fighting Food Waste for World Food Day

FAO estimates that if we managed to eat all the food we currently waste, we could feed every hungry person in the world—four times over

Join Chocothon in Washington, D.C.: Hacking for a More Sustainable Cocoa Industry

Chocothon is a sustainable innovation initiative that aims to empower and connect cocoa farmers, creating new opportunities for them and other value chain stakeholders in cocoa production.

Escaping the Consumer Trap

It’s become normal to talk about people as consumers in relation to food. But a new report from UK-based organizations the New Citizenship Project and the Food Ethics Council argues this language and its associated ideas create a fundamental barrier to the change we need.

This Company is Using Food to Preserve Food and Fight Food Waste

Apeel Sciences have developed Edipeel, an invisible peel made from plant material which dramatically slows the rate of produce spoil and providing benefits to growers, distributors, and consumers.

Celebrating Rural Women’s Vital Contribution to Agriculture

October 15 is the United Nations’ International Day of Rural Women, a day to celebrate and honor the invaluable contributions of rural women to agricultural and rural development.

The Plight of Jamaica’s Small-Scale Coffee Farmers to Climate Change

BCFN Alumni Anne-Teresa Birthwright discusses how climate change is pushing small-scale coffee farmers in Jamaica towards new realities.

Sundari Kraft: “People eat more veggies when they take part in gardening”

How Sundari Kraft is changing the Denver food system and cleaning up food swamps through education, grassroots movement building, and policy change.

BCFN Presents Eighth International Forum Live on Twitter

BCFN will present the details of its upcoming Eighth International Forum on Food and Nutrition live on Twitter on October 12, 2017, from 5:30am EST (11:30 CEST).

New Investigative Series: Indonesia For Sale

Indonesia for Sale, an in-depth series on politicians, palm oil plantation companies, and deforestation in Indonesia, highlights the country’s current conflict over land.

In “Trash Empire,” Dumpster Diving Success Sheds Light on Food Waste

Dumpster diving success led filmmaker William Reid to live on food waste from supermarkets and restaurants for two years. Reid hopes the “absurdity” of his diet will lead to consumer, industry, and policy action.