Farmers

    Revitalizing rural economies in South Korea

    According to Kyoungsoo Lim, we should devise new ways of selling produce and make more side jobs available for a more liveable rural community in South Korea.

    Cali Food Leaders Talk to Discuss Equity in Food System

    West Coast food leaders are fed up with an unaffordable, inaccessible, inequitable food system: in San Francisco and LA, Food Tank is collaborating on solutions with these speakers.

    Cargill and Heifer International Want There to be a Chicken in Every Pot

    The Hatching Hope Initiative is a new collaboration between Heifer International and Cargill. Food Tank spoke with the CEO of Heifer International to find out how convincing more women to raise chickens will sustainably reduce hunger and poverty for 100 million people by 2030.

    A “Blue Card” Can Provide Protection for Farm Workers

    Undocumented farm workers, who toil in dangerous conditions to grow the food that allows U.S. citizens to live healthy lives, are unable to access health themselves. A “Blue Card” bill could change that.

    From Rescued Food to Artisan Bites

    Small food business went from serving bread and marmalade to catering high brow events in London using food waste.

    Dr. Bronner’s Helps Bring Better Opportunities to Farmers in India

    A sustainable soap company is paving the way for using sustainable agricultural practices which can be used to build a better food system.

    Traditional Crops in Western Africa Are at Risk from Outdated Seed Laws

    Policies related to seed law need reform if West African farmers are to improve crop diversity and manage their own seeds.

    Opinion | A Journey from City Dwellers to Regenerative Farmers: THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM

    “A promise we made to Todd, a rescue dog who died a few years ago, forced us out of the city and into our dream life as farmers. A rather curious story which is better explained in the film.”

    SRI: More Crop Per Drop, Better Lives for Farmers with Lotus Foods

    Caryl Levine and Ken Lee, co-founders and co-CEOs of Lotus Foods, talk about supporting smallholder rice farmers through promoting System of Rice Intensification.

    Women Are Champions of Farming Differently, Says Kivirist

    “Women all across the food system are doing things differently,” says farmer, author, and entrepreneur, Lisa Kivirist, whose approach to agricultural learning gives women the tools and resources to forge their own paths collaboratively.