Education

Building School Gardens Across Argentina—Lessons from Huerta Niño Foundation

From maintaining the community’s motivation to financing projects, Huerta Niño Foundation shares lessons from building school gardens across Argentina for more than 20 years.

Non-Profit Working to Improve Global Food and Beverage Companies

One non-profit organization, Access to Nutrition Foundation (ATNF), is partnering with socially-conscious investors to tackle malnutrition and obesity by evaluating and bringing transparency to the nutritional contributions of companies such as Coca-Cola, ConAgra, Mars, Mondelez, Nestlé, and Unilever.

16 School Garden Initiatives Revitalizing Lunches in the Cafeteria

The benefits of school gardens range from higher fruit and vegetable consumption to improved academic performance — and in the cafeterias, students can eat what they grow for lunch.

City Council Boosting Food Security in the Big Apple

A new report from the NYC Council spells out solutions to give all New Yorkers equal access to food.

How OzHarvest Is Helping Australia Halve Its Food Waste by 2030

Australia’s plan to halve food waste by 2030 is a lofty goal, but the country’s biggest food rescue organization, OzHarvest, is working hard to make it happen.

17 Indigenous Agricultural Programs to Recognize International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples

As part of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, Food Tank is learning more about these 17 organizations that promote indigenous food systems

Making Fish Farming Cool for Rural Youth

Nigeria has recently focused on drawing teenagers to aquaculture, a challenge that CORAF has accepted through its WAAPP initiative.

Restoring Native American Health with Indigenous Foods

Since 2014, Oglala Lakota (Sioux) Chef Sean Sherman has championed returning to indigenous foods favored by Native Americans before colonization. An award-winning cookbook, chef training, a food truck and public dinners help to spread this message.

Sweden’s Dietary Guidelines: “Eat greener, not too much, and be active.”

Sweden’s simple and straightforward approach to dietary recommendations makes it easy for citizens to make informed choices about their impact on the environment and their health.

Creating Partnerships in Tokyo is Key to Effective Government Food Initiatives

Dr. Naoki Kondo, a social epidemiologist, talks about the Vegi-tabe Life Project implemented for promoting vegetable consumption of Adachi Ward residents in Tokyo, Japan, while emphasizing that creating partnerships is crucial for better results.