Family Farming

Scaling Up Ecological Cultivation: An Interview with Richard Charity of Fazenda da Toca

Food Tank speaks with Richard Charity, Sustainability Manager at Brazil’s Fazenda da Toca, about the success of the large-scale family-owned farm.

Fourteen Awesome Food Organizations in California

California has fourteen top organizations named in the James Beard Foundation and Food Tank’s just released 2014 Good Food Org Guide.

Deep Roots: A Closer Look at the International Year of Family Farming in 2014

Deep Roots is a new publication from FAO examining family farming policy development around the world.

Supporting Family Farmers in 2014 and Beyond

Throughout 2014, Food Tank has been honored to collaborate with numerous organizations around the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF).

Celebrating Farmers at Terra Madre

From October 23-28, 2014 Slow Food International will bring together farmers, chefs, scientists, and advocates from all over the world.

West African Farmer Innovations to be Showcased in Burkina Faso this November

Burkina Faso will host an innovation workshop for smallholder farmers across West Africa.

World Food Day: Innovation Must Support Family Farmers

GFAR has joined forces with Food Tank to raise awareness of the challenges faced by smallholders and to identify ways to support family farmers.

World Food Day 2014 Toasts Family Farmers

New survey highlights tension between love for the land and trying to make ends meet among North American family farmers.

The Future of Family Farming: Providing Resources for Women and Young Farmers

Including men in community gender trainings, promoting agricultural workforce development, and educating women and youth were all part of this discussion.

IFAD Launches AgTalks Series to Present Human Face of Family Farming

As a contribution to the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF), the International Fund for Agricultural Development, is launching the AgTalks series.