Food Security

Global Youth Urge Businesses and Policymakers to Center Healthy, Sustainable Diets

Youth from around the world and their allies released an open letter calling for governments and businesses to center sustainable and healthy diets in climate commitments and upcoming global fora.

Food Security Policy Must Consider Local Context: “Climate Change and Poverty Are Inherently Sexist”

Climate change is having an increasingly negative impact on global food security, and these impacts are falling disproportionately on women.

Philanthropy’s Role in the Climate Emergency: “Transformation means challenging the status quo”

Philanthropy spends billions on issue areas that are implicitly connected to food systems, yet food issues are seldom explicitly addressed in funding strategies.

“Food Can Be the Linchpin for Change” Across Global Issues

While global forums have recently put a heavier focus on important topics like regenerative agriculture and food waste, healthy and sustainable diets are often left off the table.

Local Government Leaders Sign the Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration at COP26

Participants called upon world leaders to recognize that local governments and communities are critical leaders in food systems sustainability.

India Revives its Traditions of Wild Foods

Consumption of wild foods, packed with micronutrients, is on the decline. But communities are working to re-introduce these native crops to eaters’ diets and preserve traditional knowledge.

How Grocery Stores Can Help Consumers Make Healthy Choices

Healthy Eating Research is finding the most effective strategies to help consumers make healthy choices in grocery stores.

New Report Highlights Global Farmers Markets Creating Alternatives to Industrialized Food System

A recent report compares the tools farmers markets need to succeed and emphasizes the role independent, civil society-led farmers markets can play in improving the global food system.

World Farmers Market Coalition Launches to Cultivate Lasting Food Security

At the U.N Food Systems Pre-Summit, the World Farmers Market Coalition launches to facilitate the establishment of global farmers markets.

D.C. Nonprofit Tackles Food Insecurity with Community Fridges

Feed the Fridge fights hunger with community fridges.