Agriculture

Five Innovative Solutions From “Food Desert” Activists

As access to healthy and affordable food becomes a more pressing public issue, governments, organizations and individuals implement new and varied solutions.

ICCR Issues Statement of Principles on Sustainable, Equitable Food Production

The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility offers recommendations on how corporate responsibility can promote access to safe and sustainable food.

Oxfam, IF Campaign, and Fairtrade Foundation Advocate for Family Farmers

This International Year of Family Farming post features three international campaigns that educate consumers about the importance of smallholder farmers.

Nine Innovative Ways Food Workers are Fighting for More Justice

Food justice to workers and eaters is an essential aspect of the Global Food Movement. Here are 10 organizations fighting for food and food production equality.

Changing the Way Chicago Produces Greens

Chicago-based company uses innovative farming methods to produce fresh, local greens while minimizing environmental impact.

10 Ways to Consume Food More Locally

Eating more local and seasonal foods can be easy, inexpensive and tasty! Here are 10 ways to eat more local food.

Food Hero Series: Larry Jacobs, NRDC Growing Green Organic Farming Pioneer

Food hero Larry Jacobs, a pioneer in the organic food movement, is an NRDC Growing Green winner of the Food Leader award.

Navdanya: Saving Seeds to Save a Culture

Navdanya and its female seed savers work towards the preservation of India’s culture and agriculture.

Ashoka Changemakers Announces “Nutrients for All” Competition

Ashoka Changemakers, the largest organization of social entrepreneurs, is launching a new competition entitled Nutrients for All: Vitality for People and the Pl

IYFF: Using the Sun to Empower Women and Help Family Farmers

This IYFF post features three international campaigns working to use solar technology to help family farms.