While global forums have recently put a heavier focus on important topics like regenerative agriculture and food waste, healthy and sustainable diets are often left off the table.
Economics and Policy
UK Announces Pilot of Highly Protected Marine Areas
The UK will identify five sites to pilot Highly Protected Marine Areas in 2022 in order to increase protection of marine life and habitats.
Social Movements And Scientists Are Challenging the UN Food Systems Summit’s Agenda
Civil society organizations, scientists and Indigenous peoples are taking a stand against UN Food Systems Summit’s agenda.
Global Leaders Pledge Their Commitment To True Cost Accounting
The Global Alliance for the Future of Food (GA) recently published a sign-on letter encouraging eaters and policymakers alike to recognize the true costs of food. By embracing True Cost Accounting (TCA), GA believes that global leaders can help ensure…
Senator Booker’s Legislation Aims to Reform U.S. Farm Systems
Senator Booker has drawn a wide range of support from farm advocates, public health and environmental justice groups.
Recent Report Exposes the Hidden Costs of Food in the U.S.
According to a recent report by the Rockefeller Foundation, the true cost of food in the U.S. is three times what Americans are currently spending on food.
Are Young People Really Eating Less Meat?
Young people are buying and eating more meat than older generations, according to new research from the World Resources Institute.
The Table to Farm Movement Championing Sustainable Agriculture in Colorado
Boulder County’s new program helps restaurants to support regional regenerative farming.
USDA Invests US$20 Billion in SNAP Benefits for Americans
The average monthly food aid awarded per person will increase from US$121 to US$157, totaling an additional US$20 billion per year.
Swette Center Report Calls on Biden-Harris Administration to Prioritize Organic Agriculture
New Swette Center report makes 46 recommendations for the Biden-Harris Administration to advance organic agriculture as part of its Build Back Better initiative.