New Book Addresses Hidden Costs of Food

A new book, the True Cost Accounting for Food: Balancing the Scale, provides a new way to understand the social, human, economic and environmental costs of the food system.

Research in Malawi Shows How Access Impacts Female Farmers

Malawi research shows that gender does not impact farm yields, access does!

How Fungi Can Help Solve the Climate Crisis

The Fungi Foundation is raising awareness about the essential role mushrooms and other fungi play.

Automated Harvester May Be a Peek into the Future

advanced.farm recently developed an automated harvester that can identify and harvest strawberries using a system of lasers, computers, and robotics.  “We are trying to bring agriculture into the 21st century,” Kyle Cobb, CEO of advanced.farm, tells Food Tank.  Cobb’s company…

Reducing the Environmental Footprint of Food Assistance

Food donations organizations are looking for innovative ways to reduce packaging waste and their environmental footprint.

Food Tank’s 2021 Podcast List

These 22 podcasts dive into all corners of the food world and offer a wealth of knowledge for the food-curious listener.

How Sun & Swell Ditched Plastic for Compostable Packaging

Sun & Swell is distributing their organic food products in 100 percent compostable packaging and reusable jars, one of the first companies to do this on a large scale.

Grasslands Are Turning into Carbon Sources, Study Finds

Worldwide, grasslands absorb as much carbon as they emit, but climbing demand for meat and dairy and poor land management threaten this balance.

Expanding Nutrition Initiatives in Lead-Up to U.N. Food Systems Summit

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is playing a key role in improving the nutrition landscape in Ethiopia.

U.N. Food Systems Champions Discuss Solutions that Support Nutritious Diets for All

Experts discuss why food systems must support not just calorie production, but nutrient-dense, locally adapted diets.