Preserving Appalachian Biodiversity with Cider Apples

A good cider doesn’t use just one apple variety. “Of course, you need one for the sugar to get alcohol fermentation going, but then you need some acidity, tartness, aroma—it’s like a recipe, and each cider apple gives a little something to the final product.”

120 Organizations Creating a New Decade for Food

To leap forward into 2020, we’re highlighting 120 organizations with plans for a more sustainable food system in the next year.

Sharing Excess Addresses College Student Food Insecurity

For Even Ehlers, Sharing Excess is about more than improving food access, it is about amplifying its partners’ impact on hunger’s root causes

The Food System Vision Prize Is Accepting Applications Through January 31st

The Food System Vision Prize, launched by the Rockefeller Foundation, SecondMuse, and OpenIDEO, will reward proposals that inspire farmers, policymakers, businesspeople, activists, and eaters to build a more sustainable food system.

16 Initiatives Changing Urban Agriculture Through Tech and Innovation

From high-tech indoor farming to mobile platforms connecting urban growers and consumers, Food Tank highlights 16 initiatives using tech and innovation to improve urban agriculture.

Every Seed Has a Story

Women are playing a huge role in saving seeds around the world: and in turn, the seeds are playing critical roles in their health, culture, and resilience.

Everything Is Relational in Food Allyship, Says Denisa Livingston

Denisa Livingston of the Diné Community Advocacy Alliance talks about struggles and successes in the Navajo community—and how others can be good allies.

The Staple Food Revolution: Bringing Beans and Grains to Local Markets

“Mills for feed and food used to be ubiquitous, that’s how we fed ourselves.” Now, “a lot of the poverty you see can be attributed to the extraction of that economic activity, especially in rural communities,” according to Jaeger.

How to Fix Food: Fix Everything Else

Mark Bittman sits down with journalist Deena Shanker talk about the key to making good, affordable food without abusing the environment.

Being A Democracy Activist Is Part of Food Work

Frances Moore Lappé discovers why hunger exists across the world: because agribusiness dollars are fueling politics and extracting from the land.