North Carolina Group Aims to Promote Local Food

Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture aims to cultivate a connection between local farming and the community with a grassroots, feminist spirit.

Supporting Organic Farms at the Market and the Bank

Raya Carr, Events Coordinator and Shepherdess at Mint Creek Farms, shares new ways that we as consumers and investors can support local organic farmers, and those who want to start their own farms.

Collective Power Can Help Us Buy Better Food, Says Jose Oliva

At a recent Food Tank Live event in Chicago, Dani had the chance to speak with Jose Oliva, campaign director of HEAL Food Alliance. Their mission is to use collective power to create food and farm systems that are healthy for the farmer, the consumer, and the economy.

11 Discussions Celebrating the Power of Sustainable Food Producers from Season Two of the Food Talk Podcast

From people honoring indigenous foodways to making nutrition policy more equitable, these episodes from season two of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” feature some of the inspiring individuals working to improve our food system.

Supporting the Cerrado with Baru Nuts

Regenature, a Brazillian health foods importer and exporter, wants to regenerate the Cerrado by popularizing native baru nuts.

“Hungry” Explores Rene Redzepi’s Intoxicating Delight for Innovative Flavors

Jeff Gordinier talks about his experience following Rene Redzepi, chef of Noma, in his new book Hungry: exploring culinary innovation, personal growth, and more.

Global Soy Trade Drives Amazon Deforestation Amid Human Rights Concerns

Global demand for meat and dairy maintains the need for soy as animal feed across major supply chains. To be more sustainable, global traders and consumer good corporations should shift towards more environmentally friendly products, says Greenpeace.

New Study Reveals How Agroforestry May Improve Planetary Health

A new study reveals significant links between agroforestry and holistic health in sub-Saharan Africa. While the outcomes of agroforestry are determined by ecology, tree species and tree management, new findings present benefits for both human and planetary health.

Musk Is Training Young People to Be In Food–And Love It

Kimbal Musk tells Gabriella Gershenson of the Wall Street Journal about creating opportunities for young people in farming—and disrupting current agricultural practices—with indoor farming.

24 Organizations Finding Food Justice

In honor of World Social Justice Day, Food Tank highlights 24 organizations working to help communities create just food systems