Food Security

We Need More Biodiversity in Our Food System

Ann Tutwiler commends the women who use biodiversity as a powerful tool for global nutrition, soil enrichment, water quality, and climate adaptation.

Food System Vision Prize Pushes for Solutions—and Hope

“You create what you imagine. Right now, we’re at risk of perishing because we’ve become so good at describing the [dystopian] world we don’t want,” says Roy Steiner.

Balancing Diets, Carbon, and Nutrition Takes More Than Changing the Menu

Changing eating habits to include more plants and less or no meat is challenging for countries where people still struggle to meet their nutritional needs. Lower carbon diets should be more ambitious to achieve food security.

Opinion | Indigenous Foodways

It is time for all of us to find ways to raise indigenous voices and confront issues of food sovereignty, says Kathleen Merrigan, ASU Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems

Wild Crops Boost Food Security in the Sahel

Wild perennial crops, or wild plants that grow all year round, are very resilient to drought in Niger’s Zinder region. Rewild Earth has leveraged that resilience to improve food security for people that otherwise don’t have many food options.

Philabundance’s Abundantly Good Cheese Benefiting Dairy Farmers, Hungry Families

While Pennsylvania dairy farmers struggle with surplus milk and Philadelphia area families struggle with hunger, Philabundance is taking the lead to address both issues

Break Economic and Nutrition Policy Out of Their Silos for Real Change

Dr. Sara Bleich of the Harvard Chan School of Public Health sits down with Sarah Blackburn of Edible Boston to talk about the key to effective nutrition policies.

Sharing Excess Addresses College Student Food Insecurity

For Even Ehlers, Sharing Excess is about more than improving food access, it is about amplifying its partners’ impact on hunger’s root causes

The Food System Vision Prize Is Accepting Applications Through January 31st

The Food System Vision Prize, launched by the Rockefeller Foundation, SecondMuse, and OpenIDEO, will reward proposals that inspire farmers, policymakers, businesspeople, activists, and eaters to build a more sustainable food system.

Every Seed Has a Story

Women are playing a huge role in saving seeds around the world: and in turn, the seeds are playing critical roles in their health, culture, and resilience.