Agriculture

Global Youth Urge Businesses and Policymakers to Center Healthy, Sustainable Diets

Youth from around the world and their allies released an open letter calling for governments and businesses to center sustainable and healthy diets in climate commitments and upcoming global fora.

Food Systems Change Takes a Community: “No One Can Do This Alone”

Farmers, food systems advocates, and business leaders discuss the ways that food systems can help to empower people and support the planet.

Beyond Humane: Raising Pigs to “Express Their Piggyness” at Pastvina Acres

David and Christy Borrowman knew their farm needed to be different from the ones they grew up with.

Food and Agriculture Offer Solutions to the Climate Crisis

Please join Food Tank as we showcase the essential role food systems play in addressing the climate crisis at the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP26). Register now to attend Food Tank and our partners’ programming virtually or in person by…

India Revives its Traditions of Wild Foods

Consumption of wild foods, packed with micronutrients, is on the decline. But communities are working to re-introduce these native crops to eaters’ diets and preserve traditional knowledge.

Sustainable Chocolate Company Cru Shares the Story of Cacao

Karla McNeil-Rueda’s sustainable company, Cru, works to empower women farmers while honoring the origins of chocolate.

Mexico’s Highest Court Rejects Appeal of GM Corn Ban

According to the citizen group Demanda Colectiva, the decision is a win for peasants, Indigenous communities, and consumers.

Film Festival Highlights Small-Scale Farmers’ Collaboration Across Africa and South America

Farmers highlight several new techniques they developed to improve the health of their crops and communities.

Danone Institute North America Awards US$160,000 to Support Local Food Systems Solutions

Funding will help the winning teams develop, carry out, and evaluate their community-based projects.

Farming Communities Around the World Hold The Key to Food System Resilience

With climate change posing a major threat to agriculture, scientists and farming communities are working to conserve the genetic diversity of crops for food systems resilience.