15 Gleaning Initiatives Fighting Food Waste

With 133 billion pounds of food ending up in landfills, gleaning organizations across the country are working with farmers to help fight food waste and food insecurity.

Vote With Your Turkey: How Your Holiday Purchase Can Save Lives

Americans eat approximately 40 million turkeys on Thanksgiving and another 22 million for Christmas. Consumers have an opportunity this holiday season to help move turkey producers away from misusing life-saving medicines.

L.A. Chargers Team Up with L.A. Kitchen for “The One Table Pledge”

The L.A. Kitchen is teaming up with the Los Angeles Chargers football team and The Summit Series to serve 30,000 meals across the city of Los Angeles (L.A.), California in the first iteration of a new initiative called “The One Table Pledge.” They plan to match each of the 30,000 meals served by Summit at an event called SummitLA17 with one meal served to a local community in need.

Pasta Can Be a Valuable Ally in the Fight Against Food Waste

In the global fight against food waste, pasta can be a valuable ally. A dynamic base for meals central to numerous culinary traditions, pasta’s utility lies in its versatility. Leftovers unable to fill a plate on their own can be incorporated into pasta dishes or served alongside many quick-to-prepare pastas, according to the Passion for Pasta Advisory Council.

The Tea Industry: A Model for a Sustainable Future

First discovered 5,000 years ago in China, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world, besides water, and more than half of Americans drink tea on a daily basis. Consumers are increasingly demanding fair trade, organic practices, and sustainable farming.

Fighting Hunger Through Aquaponics

INMED Partnerships for Children has adopted an innovative and sustainable food production technique known as aquaponics, combining aquaculture (fish farming) with hydroponics (soilless crop production).

Julie Kunen Discusses the Food Revolution in the Amazon

The Rainforest to Table initiative is shaking up the world of conservation. Learn how chefs, conservationists, and communities across Latin America are working together to tackle the biggest problems in our food system.

CAS: “Soils can be part of the solution to combat climate change”

CIAT, The Nature Conservancy, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences examined global soil samples and developed sequestration potential maps that can assist in developing mitigation strategies for reaching the targets set out in the Paris Climate Agreement.

Artificial Intelligence in the Food Industry: Empowering Farmers’ Decision-Making

Can artificial intelligence save our food system? In the final piece of her three-part series, Chiara Cecchini investigates the main challenges and opportunities of this niche, exploring how we might use artificial brains leverage to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being.

What Does Food Waste Have to Do with Hunger?

While distributing food waste to the poor has long been used as a solution to food insecurity, the author of Big Hunger says the moral imperative around reducing waste has also contributed to the never-ending nature of both problems.