Food price volatility pushes millions into poverty, especially in low-income countries, leading to widespread malnutrition and civil unrest. Commodity prices are no longer determined by quality or supply and demand, rather financial speculators undermine the price of food, contributing to global ins
This Fourth of July, Food Tank brings you 25 organizations and initiatives from around the U.S. that are working to help veterans transition to healthy, productive civilian lives through farming and agriculture.
Children and teenagers are the biggest targets of junk food advertising because they are easy to influence and have large spending potential now and in the future. Junk food marketed to children has long term public health consequences.
On World Refugee Day 2018, Food Tank highlights 19 diverse and global organizations dedicated to erasing refugee food insecurity and hunger
Agriculture affects the environment, health, fair labor, employment, food security, and many other aspects of society. Nourished Planet explores new approaches like true cost accounting, to quantify the true cost of the food system as a way to catalyze change in the current system.
Anthony Bourdain, an acclaimed chef, writer, and television personality, dies at age 61. As a fearless traveler and gifted storyteller, his work impacted restaurants across the globe, educated on the need for food waste solutions throughout the industry, and presented food and meals as sources of jo
Culminating over a decade of research by dozens of experts, the TEEB for Agriculture & Food (TEEBAgriFood) Scientific and Economic Foundations report evaluates the impacts of the value chain, from farm to fork to disposal, including effects on livelihoods, the environment, and health.
An article about the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in Mali describes how this methodology helps farmers deal with climate change.
Two articles from the West and Central Africa Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF) highlight benefits of raising farm animals in Mali.
In honor of Earth Day, April 22nd, Food Tank is highlighting five high-impact actions each person can take to eat as if the planet mattered. Eating as if the planet matters means eating more healthful foods, wasting less food, helping reverse climate change, and reducing the rates of overfishing and