Building Communities through Community Supported Agriculture and Cooking

Owl’s Nest farmer and D.C. Food Summit speaker Liz Whitehurst shares her advice on ways that we can all become more connected to our local food systems and each other through community supported agriculture and cooking.

Jeremiah Lowery on Food Policy

Highlighting personal experience, Lowery encourages an intersectional approach to food policy and understanding of current food issues in the D.C. area.

M.J. Altman Is “Endlessly Fascinated” by New Innovations

M.J. Altman, Editorial Director at World Food Program USA, talks about her background, her work, and her vision for reducing hunger and food waste around the globe.

Farmer Fridays: Scott Sibbel on Sustainable and Humane Farm Practices

Scott Sibbel, a Niman Ranch farmer, tells how sustainable, traditional, and humane farming techniques are transforming the U.S. food system.

Mara Fleishman: “Moving the Needle on School Food”

Mara Fleishman, CEO of the Chef Ann Foundation, tells Food Tank about her inspiration, her work helping schools adopt cook-from-scratch programming, and her vision for the future of school food in America.

How to Meet Rice Demand more Adequately, Equitably, and Sustainably

SRI can reduce water requirements, increase land productivity, and buffer against the impacts of climate change while reducing reliance on artificial inputs, like pesticides and artificial fertilizer.

New Endowment To Help Sustain Organic Grain Research

Clif Bar & Company and the King Arthur Flour Company just announced a US$1.5 million endowment to sustain organic grains research at Washington State University’s Bread Lab.

Bennett Haynes: “Farmers Deserve the Opportunity to Succeed”

Bennett Haynes, Chief of Produce of Beefsteak, tells Food Tank about his work, his inspiration, and opportunities he sees for farmers in development, marketing, and making connections with others in the food system.

18 Films about Food to Inspire, Outrage, and Mobilize

Food Tank has curated a list of provocative food and farming films sure to spur debate, inspire action, and illuminate pressing food system issues.

BCFN YES! 2018 Research Grant Competition Now Open for Submissions

The 2018 BCFN YES! Research Grant Competition encourages collaborative investigations and research projects from early-career scientists in food, agriculture, nutrition, and sustainability.