Food Heroes

Windy City Harvest a Force in Chicago’s Local Food and Urban Farming Efforts

Windy City Harvest Program provides food, education and jobs to many in Chicago.

Alice Waters Celebrates Over 40 Years of Achievement in Food Advocacy

Alice Waters celebrates more than 40 years of education, inspiration, and cooking to advocate the quality and benefits of farm-raised foods.

Agriyouth Speak: There’s No Limit to Building Youth Capacity

Eight youth share their experiences working with agriculture, the environment, and climate change at the Global Landscapes Forum.

Six Innovative Initiatives that are Working to Strengthen Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture

Food Tank and GFAR highlight six innovative projects and initiatives that are working to strengthen women’s empowerment in agriculture.

Abalimi Bezekaya – A replicable model for a sustainable food system

Abalimi Bezekaya: a successful model for a solution against poverty and hunger.

The Good Food Festival and Conference: Celebrating their 10th Anniversary this March

The Good Food Festival and Conference is taking place March 13-15th, 2014 in Chicago.

Bivalves in the Five Boroughs: A History of Oysters in New York City

Where there were once buckets of bivalves, New York harbor is now home to a small, toxic oyster population. Long Island fisheries step in to fill the demand.

“HEALing” with cooking, growing, and eating

HEALing Community Center is reaching beyond the boundaries of traditional medicine to transform the health of residents.

Food Hero: Michael Kelly, founder of Grow It Yourself

Despite the spatial constraints of urban growing, Ireland’s GROW HQ project seeks to reveal the importance of empathy in our relationship with food.

Food Hero: Pam Warhurst and Incredible Edible Transform Todmorden

Pam Warhurst and Incredible Edible transform Todmorden into a sustainable food system model.