CBS News: Artificial Intelligence could Revolutionize Farming

Catch Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg on CBS News this morning discussing the impact of artificial intelligence and automation on farming. Click Here!

“The Environment is our Economy”

Focusing on food waste, biodiversity, and externalities. Dr. Abdou Tenkouano discusses how the new TEEB AgriFood report optimizes all three.

Creating Passion for Supporting Future Farmers

First Generation Farmers recently launched its Urban Edge Sustainable Farmers training program, demonstrating passion for supporting the next generation of farmers.

Paraguay’s Self-Sustaining Agricultural School Helps Rural Students Learn and Earn

High school students in Paraguay become entrepreneurs when a microfinance institution takes over their agricultural high school.

Ag Is “Not a Question of Winners and Losers”

The Gilbert Family share their story, their advice to aspiring farmers, and their hopes for the future of food and agriculture.

Rebuilding Agricultural Subsidies from the Ground Up

Greater use of improved seed and fertilizer will not be enough for sustainable farming systems in Africa, according to new article on fertilizer subsidy programs.

Opinion: The Republican Farm Bill is as Broken as our Food System

As Congress battles over this year’s Farm Bill — the massive US$87 billion a year legislation dictating the nation’s food and farming policies — it’s critical we spend all this money wisely. As taxpayers and eaters, everyone has a stake in making sure this huge investment results in a healthier food system for the future.

#EarthDay2018: Eating as if the Planet Mattered

In honor of Earth Day, April 22nd, Food Tank is highlighting five high-impact actions each person can take to eat as if the planet mattered. Eating as if the planet matters means eating more healthful foods, wasting less food, helping reverse climate change, and reducing the rates of overfishing and overexploitation of soils. These changes can also help consumers save money and build more resilient, fun, and beautiful communities.

Food System Framework “Forces you to avoid silo thinking”

Dr. Hussain’s work focuses on the economics of ecosystems and the environment. In this interview, he discusses a new, ground-breaking report from TEEBAgriFood that outlines a novel, holistic approach to examining our food system.

Seeds Bring New Life during the Ebola Crisis

Responding to Ebola, this initiative distributed thousands of tons of seeds to the countries most affected by the crisis.