COVID-19

Reusable Tableware Could Resolve China’s Plastic Problem

This solution could decrease waste production by over 90 percent and environmental emissions and water consumption by over 66 percent.

Chefs Discuss Lasting Changes to Restaurants Thanks to COVID-19

Restaurant owners across the country already are mapping out how to include more outdoor dining at their businesses.

Million Gardens Movement Hopes to Build a Happier, Healthier World Through Home Gardening

A joint initiative by Modern Farmer and Big Green empowers one million American families to start their own home gardens.

Women Discuss the Power of Indigenous Foodways in James Beard Panel

Women activists talk about their role in preserving and elevating Indigenous foodways during a recent panel organized by the James Beard Foundation and First Nations Development Institute.

ReFED Launches New Roadmap, Digital Tools to Combat Food Waste

After data showed the amount of food waste in the U.S. was leveling off, ReFED created a suite of digital tools and data-driven solutions to make a larger impact on reducing waste.

The Common Market Partners with World Central Kitchen to Feed Texans

The Common Market is sourcing produce from farms that were able to harvest crops just before the winter storms hit.

COVID-19 Spurs Demand in the Frozen Food Industry

Supply chains are adapting to the growing demand for frozen foods that are shelf stable and nutritious.

New Report from One Fair Wage Finds Service Workers Are More Vulnerable During Pandemic

Tipped service workers are seeing a decline in tips and an increase in sexual harassment amid the pandemic, according to a new report.

Food (In)Security and Waste: Lessons from the Pandemic

COVID-19 has revealed weaknesses and contradictions in our food system, but also opens up opportunities to reduce waste, improve sustainability standards, and bring equity into supply chains.

Health Experts Agree that Reusable Coffee Cups are Safe During COVID

Health experts say that, with proper hygiene, it is safe for coffee shops to make drinks in customers’ reusable mugs.

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