Sammy Blair
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Sammy Blair is a former Research and Writing Intern with Food Tank with a Bachelor of English degree from Colorado College. An avid traveler and outdoors-woman, she has worked in and written about local food systems around the world. Sammy lives in Colorado and works across the state for community food access, school to farm, and conservation programs.

Drought in the Southwest Forces Food Education to Adapt

Experiential education curriculum developer, Erin Bohm, sets the new standard for food education in drought prone regions. Highlighting the importance of soil health, crop variety, and community, drought-resilient education seeks to build a new generation of farmers and citizens.

A Washington, D.C. Bakery is Transforming the Way We Eat Bread

Jonathan Bethony from SEYLOU is changing the way we bake with nutritious, diverse, and local grains.

Clover Food Lab is the Future of Fast Food

Ayr Muir, CEO of Clover Food Lab, is changing the way people think about fast food. Consumers are choosing Clover’s local, fresh, and more sustainable ingredients over other fast food chains’ because of outstanding taste.

New Film Shows How the World Can Feed 10 Billion People by 2050

Valentin Thurn’s new film 10 Billion What’s On Your Plate is available now on Video On Demand. Watch to see how we’re going to feed 10 billion people by the year 2050.

Transfernation’s New App Seeks to Reduce Food Insecurity in Urban Areas

Transfernation’s app connects pre-existing transportation networks, businesses, and shelters in dense urban areas to efficiently solve food insecurity on a low budget.

Farmer Friday: Producing Better Pork

Farmer Friday’s Phil Kramer comes from a long history of Niman Ranch pork production. Check out how he sees pork farming evolving and why food education is important for consumers.

Agroecology and Regenerative Organic Agriculture Scholarship Opportunities with Grow Ahead

Women farmers from Africa, Asia, or Latin America are eligible for Grow Ahead scholarships to attend agroecology or regenerative organic agriculture workshops and trainings.

Farmer Friday: April Wilson Wants People to Know Their Food

Niman Ranch farmer, April Wilson, talks about the importance of knowing where your food comes from, interacting with the animals and the land, and inspiring people to farm.

Join Island Press and Food Tank on March 21 for a Live Webinar on Sustainable Foodscape and Urban Agriculture

Island Press and Food Tank present “Urban Agriculture and Creating a Sustainable Foodscape,” a webinar on March 21.

Farmer Friday: Aaron Williams on Local Farming and Young Farmer Opportunities

Farmer Friday’s Aaron Williams describes his gratitude toward Niman Ranch and the economic importance of supporting small local farmers.