Providing Legal Aid for Farmers

Seventeen percent of current farmers struggle with land access. Twenty percent of past farmers left the field due to this burden. The recently released Farmland Access Legal Toolkit hopes to help.

Making Rural Mexico Great Again: Leading Candidate Endorses Farmers’ Reform Program

Andrés Manuel López Obrador of the National Regeneration Movement leads the political race to be the next President of Mexico and has endorsed a far-reaching set of reforms to improve Mexico’s rural sector. The program centers on the idea of “food sovereignty” and is sharply critical of NAFTA.

Fusarium Wilt Disease Threatens Worldwide Banana Supply

Bananas are one of the world’s most popular fruits and more than 400 million people depend on banana crops for their livelihood. But a new strain of a destructive disease, Fusarium wilt, threatens the global banana supply.

The Future Policy Award 2018 Calls for Nominations

The Future Policy Award 2018 focuses on agroecology in its call for nominations

James Beard Foundation Honors Leaders in Sustainability

The James Beard Foundation recognizes leaders in the sustainable food movement with the eighth annual James Beard Foundation Leadership Awards.

Transparency Through Blockchain: From Finance to Food

Initially thought of as a tool for banking, blockchain technology has continued to develop and new research shows it can increase sustainability, efficiency, and transparency in the food system.

Food and Beverage Sector Aims to Turn Climate Goals into Reality

Ceres’ new food and beverage sector report commends leadings companies on climate goals, but calls for bold plans across the sector in sustainability, water conservation, and human rights security.

Celebrating Efforts—Big and Small—to Stop Food Waste

For Stop Food Waste Day, Food Tank is celebrating the work of individuals and organizations ensuring that food is nourishing people instead of going to waste.

No Food Left Behind

Thomas McQuillan, of Baldor Specialty Foods, Inc., explains how he transformed the company’s sustainability and how he intends to spread the word about zero waste.

20 Good Food Reads for Spring

Now that spring is here, Food Tank has selected 20 great new books for you to read this season—from food politics to personal memoirs by iconic chefs and more.