Inside the Global Ten-Year Effort to Save Wild Relatives of Major Crops

The Crop Trust is scaling up a ten-year effort to catalog, conserve, and prepare the genetics of wild relatives of major food crops, called crop wild relatives (CWRs), in light of increasing stresses to agricultural systems including climate change and population growth.

25 U.S. Farmer Organizations #Still-In on the Paris Agreement

A stable agricultural industry depends on a stable, predictable climate. Food Tank is highlighting 25 farmer-led and farmer-focused organizations working in the U.S. who are committed to supporting the goals of the Paris Agreement and working towards them.

How Africa Can Use Its Traditional Knowledge

Indigenous knowledge expert Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu’s TEDGlobal talk explores traditional African knowledge and practices used by modern farmers, with exceptional results.

Food Policy Report Card for U.S. Congress Shows Lack of Action

On November 1, 2017, Food Policy Action (FPA) released its annual National Food Policy Scorecard to help the public track actions taken by lawmakers in the United States (U.S.) Congress. Scores were down this year because neither the House nor the Senate spent much time on food issues this year.

In Wine Country, Agricultural Communities Measure Wildfire Tolls

Recent unprecedented wildfires in California wine country, where agriculture and tourism are key industries, have brought uncertainty for winemakers, farmers, laborers, and communities trying to assess damage and rebuild.

New Toolkit to Empower Local Food Advocates

The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic has partnered with the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future to update Good Laws, Good Food: Putting Local Food Policy to Work for Our Communities, a toolkit that educates, inspires, and empowers local food advocates.

Artificial Intelligence in the Food Industry: An opportunity, not a threat

Can artificial intelligence save our food system? In part two 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.

18 Veterans Programs Feeding the Food Movement

This Veteran’s Day, Food Tank brings you 18 organizations and initiatives from around the U.S. that are working to help veterans transition to healthy, productive civilian lives through farming and agriculture.

Culture of Harassment Rife in Restaurant Industry

New Orleans restaurateur and celebrity chef John Besh has resigned from the Besh Restaurant Group after allegations of sexual harassment across several of his restaurants.

Plant-Based Food Advocates Fight DAIRY PRIDE Act

This bill claims that plant-based products labeled as milk are misleading to consumers and plant-based milk, cheese, and yogurt imitations do not provide the same nutrition content as genuine dairy products.