Mexican State of Oaxaca Becomes First to Ban Selling Junk Food To Children

With a major obesity epidemic on the rise, the Mexican state of Oaxaca is banning the sale of junk food to children in order to change purchasing habits.

Why Agroecology, not Agribusiness, Will Save Our Food System

The global food system needs transforming. Family farmers can get us there, through agroecology and the equitable use of resources.

Honoring Indigenous Food Systems With A-dae Romero-Briones

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani speaks with the Director of Programs – Native Agriculture and Food Systems for First Nations Development Institute, A-dae Romero-Briones. They discuss the work of First Nations, kincentric ecology and land stewardship, as well…

The Chicago Meat Collective Launches Local Meat Share Program

A Chicago butcher launched a meat shares program to connect consumers to affordable, locally sourced meat.

New Lesson Plans Aim to Find Solutions to Hunger

These 20 new lesson plans about world hunger for K-12 students have been designed to inspire youth to take action and help end food insecurity.

Congratulations to the World Food Programme for Nobel Peace Prize!

The U.N. World Food Programme has won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for “for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict affected areas.”

How Writers Are Impacting the Food System

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” hear about the authors who are writing about and inspiring change in the food system today. Dani talks with Marion Nestle, Tom Philpott, Hari Pulapaka, and Michael Pollan.

Danielle Nierenberg to Receive 2020 Julia Child Award

As part of the Smithsonian’s Food History Weekend, Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg will receive the 2020 Julia Child Award.

The Seasonal Food Guide Helps Consumers Find In-Season Produce

A Seasonal Food Guide from FoodPrint is teaching the public about seasonal eating based on which produce is in season by location.

Which Grocery Retailers Make the Grade on Bee-friendly Food?

A new scorecard ranks leaders and laggards on protecting pollinators from toxic pesticides in supply chains amid an “insect apocalypse.”