Maia Reed
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Maia Reed is interested in food issues big and small. She has a diverse range of experience including fundraising for a farm-based job training program, cooking for salvaged food collectives, and contributing to USAID agricultural programs. She is currently pursuing a Masters of the Environment with a specialization in Sustainable Food Systems at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and holds a bachelor’s degree in International Development Studies from McGill University. An avid traveler, she enjoys watching how people from different cultures connect and interact through food.

From Aquatic Dead Zones to Marine Hope Spots: An Interview with Sylvia Earle

Oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle speaks with Food Tank about the changing oceans, her hopes for marine futures, and the new documentary Mission Blue.

Community College Graduates Will Bring Nutritional Awareness to the Bronx

Hostos Community College students in the Bronx will soon be able to earn a degree in Food Studies.

Biodynamics: Not Just a Way of Farming, But a Way of Life

Where do spirituality and agriculture meet? Biodynamic agriculture explores and celebrates this intersection.

Agricultural Research Can Ease Food Insecurity in Conflict Zones

GFAR and its partners have been working to show that agricultural innovation and research during and after protracted crises is fundamental to fighting hunger.

Five Ways to Make Agriculture Innovation Better Serve the Needs of Women Farmers

The Gender in Agriculture Partnership aims to close the gender gap in agriculture to improve food security, livelihoods, and development.

Crops of the Past—and the Future

Perennials are growing all around us—in fields, forests, and grasslands—creating more substantial yields and more resilient food systems.

Modeling Climate Futures Could Put African Farmers a Step Ahead of Climate Change

Data showing scientists how climate change will affect African landscapes could allow time for research and adjustment to protect food security.

What We Need to Know About Hunger

Food Tank is highlighting a new fact sheet created by the Small Planet Institute that examines a reality that nearly 1 billion people face every day: hunger.

FAO Announces International Symposium on Agroecology

The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will host an International Symposium on Agroecology for Food Security and Nutrition this September.

Feeding America Steps In When Subsidized School Lunches Take a Holiday

Feeding America is working to provide food for children who lose access to free or reduced-price school meals over the summer.