COVID-19

Harnessing the Power of Youth for Agri-Food Systems Transformations

Youth-centered initiatives have the potential to drive food systems transformation.

From Farm to Doorstep: The Rise of Digital Farmers Markets

Online grocery sales in the United States are up by more than 200 percent since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Is Not the Only Cause Behind Rising Food Insecurity

The annual State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report finds that food insecurity and malnutrition are steadily increasing despite efforts to reach zero hunger in 2030.

New Report Reveals How Food Banks Responded to COVID-19

Food banks around the world significantly adapted their services to meet increased demand for food during 2020 lockdowns, a new report finds.

20 Foragers Inspiring Environmental Awareness

The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred a renewed interest in foraging. These educators are helping others do so safely and sustainably.

Hunger Relief Organizations Must Make Systemic Changes, Study Shows

A recent study from Duke University and WhyHunger calls for systematic, long-term changes in the food system.

Iraqi-Jewish Fusion Kitchen Shares Stories and Culture through Food

The popup kitchen in Boston, Massachusetts combines Iraqi and Jewish cuisines to celebrate history, stories, and traditions.

New Report Finds Consumers Are Increasingly Prioritizing Sustainability

A growing number of consumers want to see businesses adopt more sustainable practices.

Automated Harvester May Be a Peek into the Future

advanced.farm recently developed an automated harvester that can identify and harvest strawberries using a system of lasers, computers, and robotics.  “We are trying to bring agriculture into the 21st century,” Kyle Cobb, CEO of advanced.farm, tells Food Tank.  Cobb’s company…

Expanding Nutrition Initiatives in Lead-Up to U.N. Food Systems Summit

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is playing a key role in improving the nutrition landscape in Ethiopia.