Opinion | On the International Day for Biological Diversity, Consider the Beauty of the Potato

Today is the United Nation’s International Day for Biological Diversity, a day to highlight the importance of the shared global heritage of food crops, the people who grow them, and working together to keep agriculture alive for the generations to come.

People Care When They See the Cost: Evaluating Food Systems

Pavan Sukhdev is the Founder-CEO of a sustainability consultancy group and is on the Steering Committee for TEEBAgriFood’s groundbreaking report on a new framework for valuing and changing our food system.

Senegalese Chef Champions the Benefits of Smart Food through Social Media

The Paris-based Senegalese chef, culinary blogger, Aissatou M’Baye, became a Smart Food Ambassador, using social media as a tool to expand awareness of healthy Smart Food recipes.

Opinion | The 2018 Farm Bill Battle Lines Have Been Drawn: Here’s What You Can Do

Every four years, a new Farm Bill must be passed by the U.S. Congress. This massive piece of legislation covers many different aspects of food and agriculture in the United States—from nutritional assistance for low-income communities to subsidies for farmers to conservation of natural resources.

Fight Hunger and Grow Food with America’s Grow-a-Row

America’s Grow-a-Row grows over 1 million pounds of food annually and they give it all away

Raising Farm Animals in Mali: Taking Stock of the Benefits

Two articles from the West and Central Africa Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF) highlight benefits of raising farm animals in Mali.

Equal Exchange Shines Spotlight on Banana Farmers

Fair trade company Equal Exchange, known for its chocolate and coffee, showcasing why small banana farmers are so important.

Maine Takes a Lesson from Japan in Scallop Farming

Coastal Enterprises Inc. aims to develop an economic market for sustainably farmed Maine scallops by modifying aquaculture model from Japan.

Opinion | 2018 Farm Bill Watch: A Sneak Attack on the Organic Standards?

The U.S. Congress is currently writing a new version of the Farm Bill, a massive piece of legislation that will determine the future of food and agriculture for the next four years. Senator Pat Roberts, the Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, could use his position to undermine the power of the National Organic Standards Board. The Board is a valuable source of democratic representation in the regulatory process for agriculture across the United States.

Celebrating Food that Tastes Good and Does Good

The Food Sustainability Media Awards honors journalists whose work raises awareness around sustainable food, agriculture, and nutrition. At a special evening event, eco-chef Tom Hunt shared his experience as a chef and activist and his food philosophy.