Cashew Creations for Women’s Employment in Senegal

Cashews are not just grown; they’re also processed. This project generated opportunities for women in Senegal to be part of the process close to home.

Opinion | Groups Urge Beef Roundtable to Send Sustainability Plan Back to Drawing Board

The beef industry’s poor grazing management, unethical treatment, and environmentally unfriendly practices will rule out credible plans for sustainable beef, unless industry leaders take serious action.

25 Programs Bringing Veterans Into the New Food Movement

This Fourth of July, Food Tank brings you 25 organizations and initiatives from around the U.S. that are working to help veterans transition to healthy, productive civilian lives through farming and agriculture.

PRIME Act Passage Would Help Small Meat Producers Compete, Advocates Say

Many small farmers have to haul their livestock hours away to have them processed. Allowing the sale of meat from smaller, local slaughterhouses could help sustainable farms compete with huge corporations—but is it safe?

Pioneers of Nutrition Win 2018 World Food Prize

2018 World Food Prize Laureates Drs. Lawrence Haddad and David Nabarro lead in unifying global nutrition efforts and reducing child malnutrition during the first 1,000 days of a child’s life.

Making the Invisible Visible: A Bold Strategy to Change the Food System

Dr. Barbara Gemmill-Herren talks about how groundbreaking, new TEEBAgriFood Report recognizes both negative and positive externalities in food system.

Nourished Planet: Sustainability in the Global Food System: Q&A with Editor Danielle Nierenberg

Danielle Nierenberg, President of Food Tank, discusses her work building transparent and strong communication between all players in the food system. Breaking these barriers and taking action will result in an environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable food system.

Can Fixing Supply Chains Work as a Nutrition Intervention?

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is aligning supply chains with human need, for a better food system between farmer and consumer.

Big Food Can Do Better: An Excerpt from Nourished Planet, Publishing in June 2018

Children and teenagers are the biggest targets of junk food advertising because they are easy to influence and have large spending potential now and in the future. Junk food marketed to children has long term public health consequences.

To Cultivate a New Generation of Farmers, “We Need to Open Up to Young Folks”

Ron Mardesen describes his family’s story, his changing community, and his vision for the future of A Frame Acres – led by the next generation.