Farmers

Hemp Crop Insurance Becomes Available in U.S.

Hemp crop insurance is available to farmers in the United States for the first time, but many farmers will not be taking advantage of it.

Study Finds Dramatic Increase in Antibiotic Resistance in Livestock

Facing huge risks for animal and human health, rates of antibiotic resistance have soared in low-and middle-income nations.

Meet the Chef Serving Up Pork Schmaltz in Appalachia

“They talk about New York as a melting pot, but it’s really here, in the mountains,” Virginian Chef Ian Boden says.

22 People and Organizations Working to Preserve Appalachia’s Biodiversity

These 22 farmers, seed savers, activists, and chefs are preserving heirloom and heritage crops in one of the most biodiverse regions in the nation.

Numi Organic Teas Working to Put People and the Environment First

For Ahmed Rahim, co-founder of Numi Organic Teas, nothing is more important than the people and environment behind his products.

19 Organizations Honoring Veterans

Food Tank is highlighting 19 organizations helping veterans transition into food entrepreneurship and farming.

The Chef Keeping Appalachian Food for Appalachians

Chef Marion Ohlinger works with local farmers to incorporate native Appalachian crops into his dishes while paying homage to other cuisines.

Opinion | There Are Many Gains to Be Had from Reducing Food Losses

“FAO’s close review of what we know about food loss offers a reminder that there is no one-size-fits-all solution,” says Máximo Torero.

Trees That Feed Foundation Expands Programs to 17 Countries

Trees that Feed is providing breadfruit trees in 17 countries to create entire supply chains that help communities combat food insecurity, generate new forms of income, and develop self-sufficiency.

A New Pathway to Citizenship for Undocumented Farmworkers

The Agricultural Worker Program Act could help to bring stability to farmworkers, their communities, their agricultural employers, and our food system as a whole.