Amy Martin
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Amy Martin is a Research and Writing Fellow at Food Tank and freelance public relations strategist. She earned her BA in English and American literature at Middlebury College.

Tech Startup iFarm Raises US$4 Million to Expand Do-It-Yourself Urban Farms

Automated farming systems enable customers to start farms with little to no knowledge of agriculture.

A Veggie Burger Is Still a Burger, Says EU

Meat or not—the global meat substitute market is expected to rake in $8.1 billion by 2026.

College Students Recycle Waste into Sustainable Fertilizer for Rural Farmers

Five college students won $5,000 at this year’s @WegePrize for their plan to recycle waste into sustainable fertilizer. The group projects that their organic fertilizer will cut costs for rural farmers by 35 percent.

Women Excluded from COVID-19 Hunger Crisis Relief, Report Shows

Among the COVID-19 relief plans CARE reviewed, 34 documents ignored women and girls entirely. Just five proposed actions to address gender inequality.

Study Says Wild Crops Can Bolster Food Access in Arid Climates

A recent study suggests reintroducing wild crops to bolster food security, restore local ecosystems, and improve community health in desert regions.