Eva Perroni

Research & Writing Fellow

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Eva Perroni was a Research & Writing Fellow at Food Tank and a freelance researcher-writer and activist focused on promoting sustainable food systems. She holds an MA in Development Studies from the University of Melbourne, maintaining a strong research focus on global food security and food and agriculture politics. From learning traditional Sicilian recipes in her Nonna’s kitchen to campaigning for Food and Climate Justice, Eva’s love and passion for fair and healthy food are continuously growing. Follow Eva’s food reporting at EvaPerroni.com

Why Healthy Humans and Ecosystems Need Healthy Soil

BCFN Alumni Emanuela Pille da Silva and Anabel González Hernández are using soil microbes and plant microorganisms to monitor and aid the recovery of degraded lands.

More Investment in Small-Scale Agriculture Needed

A new report by international network More and Better provides an overview of global investments in agriculture, stating that more investment in sustainable small-scale agriculture in needed.

Celebrating 30 Years of Agricultural Innovation

The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF) is Africa’s largest sub-regional research organization working to create long-term, sustainable improvements in agriculture and eliminate food insecurity in West Africa.

Kimbal Musk Wants to Bring #RealFood to 100,000 Schools Across America

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Apply to the 2018 Food Sustainability Media Award

Applications are now open for the Food Sustainability Media Award, which recognizes excellence in reporting and communicating issues related to food security, sustainability, agriculture, and nutrition.

Netflix Reveals Rotten Truths of Industrial Food Industry

New Netflix true-crime documentary series Rotten exposes the corruption and controversies that underlie the global food and agriculture industry.

22 Great Reads to Stay Warm with this Winter

Spanning an array of topics, such as land and culinary justice, the rise of the organic food movement, and immigrant and transnational cuisine, Food Tank’s Winter Reading List will help fuel your passion for sustainable food.

Study Unearths Baltimore’s Vibrant Urban Foraging Community

A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future details an active urban foraging community in Baltimore that collect more than 140 different kinds of fruits, nuts, leafy greens, and fungi.

16 Young Entrepreneurs Revolutionizing Food and Farming

These 16 young entrepreneurs are at the forefront of reducing food loss and waste, increasing crop yields, improving market access, developing novel technologies, and increasing urban and sustainable farming practices across the globe.

Strengthening Food Sovereignty in Santee Sioux Nation

New research by the Center for Rural Affairs explores how the Santee Sioux people wish to rebuild a sovereign food system and build a healthier and more resilient Nation.