Food Security

Block by Block: Florida Blue and Building Food Secure Communities in Florida

The Block by Block event for building food secure communities in Florida engaged leaders in the conversation of merging food and health and recognized twelve finalists in the Wellbeing Challenge for their efforts to fight food insecurity.

Apply for the Food System Vision Prize to Envision a Better Food System for 2050

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.

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.

Colorado Springs Food Rescue—Supporting Community-Driven Change

The Colorado Springs Food Rescue community-driven model is overcoming barriers to food access and creating a more sustainable food system.

Florida’s Food Policy Council: Building a Platform to Drive Change

The FLFPC board members give Food Tank insight into the accomplishments achieved and unique challenges that the FLFPC has faced in the last few years.

Meet the Chef Leading Australia’s Sustainable Seafood Scene

Creating a sustainable food system that contains fish is possible, but requires us to look beyond the fillet. Chef Josh Niland from the Australian restaurant Saint Peter talks about how it can be done.

Chefs Uniting to End Waste and Hunger

Keeping gourmet meals from going into the trash not only feeds those in need, it can also improve environmental outcomes and help California reach its waste diversion goal by 2020.

Preventing Food Waste in Brazilian Favelas

Through promoting the use of all parts of vegetables, Favela Orgânica is promoting a nutritious lifestyle for all parts of Rio de Janeiro.

Mobile Markets Improve Fresh Produce Access in Chicago Neighborhoods

A Chicago nonprofit sells fresh fruits and vegetables from renovated buses to counteract the lack of full-service grocery stores in local neighborhoods. Well-priced and largely organic, the fresh produce can improve food flavor and nutrition.

Creating a Resilient Local Food Economy in New Orleans

Large institutions in New Orleans are not harnessing the value of local, farms in the region; a new analysis says procurement from these farms contributes to an equitable, resilient local food economy.