Agriculture

BCFN YES! 2012 Finalist Profile: Wahyu Wijaya

BCFN YES! finalist, Wahyu Wijaya’s seeks a process to turn microalgae into a food ingredient high in nutrition and low on environmental impact.

BCFN YES! 2012 Finalist Profile: Katarzyna Dembska

BCFN YES! Finalist, Katarzyna Dembska’s project shows that consuming less animal protein in one’s diet is a boon for water resource conservation.

The World Rural Forum Played Major Role in Making 2014 Year of International Family Farming

The World Rural Forum (WRF) is the organization behind the United Nations’ decision to designate 2014 International Year of the Family Farmer.

BCFN YES! 2012 Finalist Profile: Marina Bassani

BCFN YES! 2012 finalist, Marina Bassani’s Make eat! app allows modern users to connect to their environment and their agricultural roots.

Third Generation Oyster Company at Risk of Being Shut Down

A family-owned and sustainable oyster company in California faces removal from their Point Reyes location.

10 Movies About the Food Movement Worth Watching

Here are 10 food documentaries worth watching to learn more about issues in the food system.

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.