Enroll Now! Free Online Course on Sustainable Food Systems

The free online course “Sustainable Food Systems: a Mediterranean Perspective” is designed to prepare students to work in the agri-food system and meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Using Blockchain Technology to Bring Transparency 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.

The Small Seed Changing West Africa

Groceries for a good cause? Fonio may be the answer. Food industry veteran Philip Teverow’s newest initiative, Yolélé Foods, makes it easy to try this new super-grain and make a difference in the lives of West African farmers.

Fighting Climate Change on the Farm: Share Your Stories!

Agriculture is both a contributor and a potential solution to climate change. Tell Food Tank what ideas excite you!

“Sustainable Agriculture and Healthy Food Consumption Behaviors Go Together”

Pretty is on the Steering Committee for a new report from TEEB AgriFood. This report addresses how to evaluate our food system in the context of agriculture, ecology, and human health on a global level.

Why Isn’t Food Donation the Norm?

Food donation seems like a common sense solution that should be applied everywhere. What could you do to make this become the standard for excess food? Participate in Rescuing Leftover Cuisine’s RLCRestaurantWeek.com starting on Earth Day 2018.

GREEN Foundation is Reversing Negative Effects of the Green Revolution

The Green Revolution promoted industrialized growing of high-yield crops to prevent hunger. In India, though, this destroyed biodiversity. Now, the GREEN Foundation is working to restore indigenous farming there.

Farmer Friday: Producing Better Pork

Farmer Friday’s Phil Kramer comes from a long history of Niman Ranch pork production. Check out how he sees pork farming evolving and why food education is important for consumers.

How Climate Change is Impacting Vermont’s Maple Sugar Industry

Maple sugar is a vital part of the Vermont economy. But have unseasonably warm winters hurt the maple industry? We tap into the future of liquid gold in the green mountain state.

Millets and Sorghum: Forgotten Foods for the Future

The international crop research group, ICRISAT, is finding new and innovative ways to re-popularize millets and sorghum—traditional, nutritious, low-impact, and drought-friendly crops—in the semi-arid tropical regions of Africa and India.