Nate Littlewood and Rob Elliott have created The World’s Smallest Garden, a device which turns an empty bottle into a hydroponic garden. After meeting at Columbia University in early 2016, the co-founders combined their skills in business and food growing systems to launch this first product,
Applications are now open for the Food Sustainability Media Award, which aims increase the public’s awareness of food sustainability issues worldwide, find solutions, and encourage action. Launched by the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) and the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the award wi
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates that 42 million people, including 13 million children, in the United States were food insecure in 2015. While food insecurity rates have been declining since 2009, the last year of the Great Recession, food insecurity and poverty still remain highe
A documentary film adapted from the book Hope’s Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet by Frances Moore Lappé and Anna Lappé launched on Kickstarter in May 2017. Fifteen years after the book’s original publication in 2002, Luis Medina, a graduate Food Studies student at New York University, ho
The 2017 Seeds&Chips Global Food Innovation Summit will bring together hundreds of business leaders, academics, investors, policymakers, and agricultural experts to discuss innovation from farm to table, where food and technology meet, in Milano, Italy, from May 8 to 11, 2017. The Summit is dedi
Investors, start-ups, technology companies, and food and ingredients manufacturers will convene to develop solutions to meet the global food challenge during the two-day event.
Launched by the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition and the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the award will recognize journalists from around the world who have focused their reporting on topics relating to food security, sustainable agriculture, and nutrition.
Edible Communities, the largest media company exclusively devoted to the local good food movement, is celebrating its 15 year anniversary this Spring.
Lauren Baker of the Global Alliance for the Future of Food spoke at the Inaugural Boston Food Tank Summit, “Investing in Discovery,” which was held in collaboration with Tufts University and Oxfam America on April 1, 2017.
Jane Maland Cady, PhD, is hosting a free Food Tank webinar entitled “Research for Resilience: How Farmer Centered Research Powers Ecological Solutions” on April 12, 2017, at 12pm EST.